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Finding the Middle Ground in Collection Development: How Academic Law Libraries Can Shape Their Collections in Response to the Call for More Practice-Oriented Legal Education


Amanda Runyon


University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

Leslie Anne Street


Katherine R. Everett Law Library; Georgetown University Law Center

March 26, 2010

Law Library Journal, Vol. 102, 2010
Georgetown Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 10-15

Abstract:     
To examine how academic law libraries can respond to the call for more practice-oriented legal education, the authors compared trends in collection management decisions regarding secondary sources at academic and law firm libraries along with law firm librarians’ perceptions of law school legal research training of new associates.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 48

Keywords: Legal Research, Collection Development, Secondary Sources, library budgets, library collections, law library economics, legal publishing, law libraries

JEL Classification: I20, I22, K00, L82, L86

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Date posted: March 31, 2010 ; Last revised: December 14, 2012

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Runyon, Amanda and Street, Leslie Anne, Finding the Middle Ground in Collection Development: How Academic Law Libraries Can Shape Their Collections in Response to the Call for More Practice-Oriented Legal Education (March 26, 2010). Georgetown Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 10-15. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1579001

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Amanda Runyon
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law ( email )
727 East Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705
United States
Leslie Anne Street (Contact Author)
Katherine R. Everett Law Library ( email )
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
United States
Georgetown University Law Center ( email )
Washington, DC 20001
United States
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