Updated Reading List for Weeks 1 & 2

May 17, 2010 at 2:34 pm | Posted in PRATT SILS 684 | 1 Comment

Monday, May 17: A Few Words on Law Librarianship

  1. Mersky, Roy. History of Law Libraries , in Law librarianship in the twenty-first century (Roy Balleste, et al. eds)
  2. Berring, Robert. A Brief History of Law Librarianship, in Law librarianship…
  3. Donovan, James M. Skating on Thin Intermediation: Can Libraries Survive? In 27 Legal Reference Quarterly Services, 95-116 (2008).
  4. Danner, Richard. Skating with Donovan: Thoughts on Librarianship As a Profession. In 27 Legal Reference Quarterly Services, 117-136 (2008). 
  5. Donovan, James M. A Library Romantic’s Reply to Richard Danner In 27 Legal Reference Quarterly Services, 255-262 (2008).
  6. Sears, Dennis. Vision: The Essence of Professionalism and key to the Future of Law Librarianship as a Profession. 98 Law Libr. J. 81 (2006).

 Wednesday, May 19: What Is a Law Librarian?

  1.  Sellers, C. L. “Carnegie Report Reveals New Challenges Fresh Possibilities for Law Librarians.” Spectrum v. 13 no. 4 (February 2009) p. 20-3.
  2. Belniak, Theodora. “The Law Librarian of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: A Figuration in Flux” 101 Law Libr. J. 427 (2009).
  3. Brooks, Serena. Educating Aspiring Law Librarians: A Student’s Perspective. 97 Law Libr. J.517 (2005).
  4. Heller, Heidi. “The Twenty-First Century Law Library: A Law Firm Librarian’s Thoughts.” 101 Law Libr. J. 517 (2009).

 Week 2: How Many Jobs Are in a Law Library?

Monday, May 24: No Class

 Wednesday, May 26:

  1. James Heller. Technical Services. In Law librarianship …
  2. Bryan, Jennifer. The Evolution of Government Documents. in Law Libraries in Law librarianship
  3. Mackoff, Barbara. “Define Leader: The Definition and Development of Law Librarians as Leaders.” 101 Law Libr. J. 471 (2009).
  4. Anne Klinefelter. Collection Development, Licensing, and Acquisitions. In Law librarianship …
  5. Smith-Butler, Lisa. Public Services. In Law librarianship …
  6. Gruben, Karl. Administration. in Law librarianship in the twenty-first century (Roy Balleste, et al. eds)
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  1. Week 2: How Many Jobs Are in a Law Library?
    Monday, May 24: A Few Words on Law Librarianship

    Gruben, Karl. Working at the Law Library: A Practical Guide. In Law Librarianship in the Twenty-first Century (Roy Balleste, et al. eds) —> ANN
    Heller, James. Collection Development, Licensing, and Acquisitions. In Law Librarianship … —> JON
    Smith-Butler, Lisa. Administration. In Law Librarianship … —> JULIANNE

    Wednesday, May 26:

    Klinefelter, Anne. Public Services. In Law Librarianship in the Twenty-first Century (Roy Balleste, et al. eds) —> CHELSEA
    Palfrey, John G., Cornerstones of Law Libraries for an Era of Digital-Plus 102 Law Libr. J. 171 (2010). —> JON
    Luna-Lamas, Sonia. Technical Services. In Law Librarianship … —> CHRISTINA


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