Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries: Best Practices, 1st Edition

  • Yemisi Dina
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0081001797
  • ISBN-13: 9780081001790
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 136 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

This book discusses issues and model practices in academic law libraries. This text will help librarians and library school students understand the operation, resources and facilities that are available in the academic law library. It explains the practices and trends that are widely practiced in different parts of the world. This book describes the expectations of an aspiring professional with an interest in specializing in law librarianship; revealing facts pertaining to management and administration which are not necessarily taught in library schools.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of Figures and Tables.
About the Author.
Acknowledgement.
Prologue.
Introduction.
1: What is Law Librarianship?.
2: Users of the Academic Law Library.
3: Collection Development/Management.
4: Reader Services.
5: Cataloguing & Classification.
6: IT Practices in Academic Law Libraries.
7: Management & Administration in Academic Law Libraries.
8: Professional Development and Networking.
Conclusion.
Appendix I: Examples of Law Librarianship Course Descriptions in the Master of Library Science Programs in ALA Accredited Schools in Canada and the United States.
Appendix II: Code of Professional Ethics.
Appendix III: AALL Social Media Policy.
Appendix IV: Legal Publishers & Booksellers.
Bibliography.
Index.