James M. Donovan

University of Kentucky

Director and Assoc. Prof. of Law

J. David Rosenberg College of Law Library

620 S. Limestone Street

Lexington, KY 40506-0048

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

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Citation Advantage of Open Access Legal Scholarship

UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2015
James M. Donovan and Carol A. Watson
University of Kentucky and University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 903 (28,585)
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Legal Scholarship, Open Access, Legal Research

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The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews

Edison: Law + Technology (JPTOS's Open Access Journal), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2015
James M. Donovan, Carol A. Watson and Caroline Osborne
University of Kentucky, University of Georgia School of Law and West Virginia University College of Law
Downloads 501 (62,524)
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Institutional repositories, citation analysis, law reviews

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Half-Baked: The Demand by For-Profit Businesses for Religious Exemptions from Selling to Same-Sex Couples

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 49, 2015
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Sep 2015
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 357 (93,533)

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On Writing with Adverbs

Mississippi College Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 3 (2015)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2015
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 291 (117,213)

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Legal writing, composition

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Tenure and the Law Library Director

Journal of Legal Education, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2011
James M. Donovan and Kevin B. Shelton
University of Kentucky and Hofstra University - Library
Downloads 245 (140,049)

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Tenure, Law Library, Directors, Academic Freedom, Faculty Governance

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Prolegomenon to a Fairness-Centered Anthropology of Law

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Jan 2007
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 225 (152,024)

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Anthropology, Fairness, Dispute Resolution, Sanctioning, Cases

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Skating on Thin Intermediation: Can Libraries Survive?

Legal Reference Services Quarterly, Vol. 27, pp. 95-116, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Feb 2009
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 177 (189,509)

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Google, internet, library 2.0, professional ethics, patron expectations

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Delimiting the Culture Defense

Quinnipiac Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jun 2007
James M. Donovan and John Stuart Garth
University of Kentucky and University of Georgia
Downloads 165 (201,315)

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Culture defense, Rational man, Mens rea

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A Library is Not the Books: An Ethical Obstacle to the Digital Library

Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society, May 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2012
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 145 (224,214)

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Digital libraries, collection development

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Diversity: So How Is AALL Doing?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 May 2016
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 141 (229,234)

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Human Rights: From Legal Transplants to Fair Translation

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 07 Dec 2016
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 130 (244,447)

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Libraries as Doppelgängers: A Meditation on Collection Development

Southeastern Law Librarian, Fall/Winter 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 117 (264,557)

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doppelgänger, digital resources, collection development

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Order Matters: Typology of Dual-Degreed Law Librarians

Legal Reference Services Quarterly 33 (2014)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Mar 2014
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 111 (274,611)

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Professional education, Identity

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A Library Romantic's Reply to Richard Danner

Legal Reference Services Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 255-262, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 105 (285,404)

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Library profession, tenure, category prototypes

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Behind a Law School’s Decision to Implement an Institutional Repository

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Sep 2010
James M. Donovan and Carol A. Watson
University of Kentucky and University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 97 (300,850)

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Institutional repository, justification

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Becoming Director: An Internal Candidate's View

Library Management, Vol. 34, No. 3 (2013), Western New England University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-3
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2013
Pat Newcombe and James M. Donovan
Western New England University School of Law and University of Kentucky
Downloads 93 (309,190)

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Library, directorship, internal candidate

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Background Primer for Discussion on Diversity within the Legal Profession

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2015
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 85 (326,998)

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Diversity, legal profession

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'Aniticipatory Self-Defense' and Other Stories

Kansas Journal of Law & Pubic Policy, Vol. 14, p. 488, 2004-2005
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Jeanne M. Woods and James M. Donovan
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and University of Kentucky
Downloads 81 (336,690)

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anticipatory self-defense

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Academic Law Libraries and Scholarship: Communication, Publishing, and Ranking

49(4) Journal of Law and Education (October 2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2020
Dana Neacsu and James M. Donovan
Columbia University and University of Kentucky
Downloads 47 (442,112)

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COVID-19 and library management; academic law libraries and scholarly publication; scholarly impact factor; academic law libraries and scholarly communication; academic leadership

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Keep the Books on the Shelves: Library Space as Intrinsic Facilitator of the Reading Experience

Journal of Academic Librarianship, Vol. 46 (2020)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 Jan 2020
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 27 (535,056)

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Too Much, Too Soon? 'Obergefell' as Applied Equality Practice

Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 88, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Nov 2019
James M. Donovan and Alyssa Oakley Milby
University of Kentucky and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 24 (553,231)

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Why Bibliography?

Sexual Orientation, Gender Identities, and the Law: A Research Bibliography, 2006-2016 (Hein, 2018)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Dec 2018
James M. Donovan
University of Kentucky
Downloads 19 (585,444)

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Bibliography, Libraries, Research

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