The Changing Role of Academic Law Librarianship: Leading Librarians on Teaching Legal Research Skills, Responding to Emerging Technologies, and Adapting to Changing Trends

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The Changing Role of Academic Law Librarianship: Leading Librarians on Teaching Legal Research Skills, Responding to Emerging Technologies, and Adapting to Changing Trends

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The Changing Role of Academic Law Librarianship contains the thoughts of leading librarians on teaching legal research skills, responding to emerging technologies, and adapting to changing trends. It provides perspective on key strategies for understanding and navigating trends in law librarianship. This book offers tips on addressing some of the challenges inherent in a changing landscape, such as improving interlibrary loan services, cultivating modern pedagogy, and evaluating titles and volume counts. Coverage includes:

• Simulating student legal research skills

• Digitizing rare materials in collections, marketing, and communicating services

• Maximizing the librarian's managerial role

• Monitoring budgets

• Allocating resources

• Harnessing new technologies

• Enhancing research education

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2008

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Law

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