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
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
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, L86Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 31, 2010 ; Last revised: December 14, 2012
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