Rebuilding the Profession: Recommendations for Librarians Interested in Becoming Academic Law Library Directors

Law Library Journal, Vol. 99, p. 101, 2007

32 Pages Posted: 24 Feb 2009

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Barbara Bintliff

University of Texas School of Law

Martha Dragich

University of Missouri School of Law

Laura N. Gasaway

University of North Carolina School of Law

Penny A. Hazelton

University of Washington - School of Law; University of Washington School of Law - Gallagher Law Library

Frank G. Houdek

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - School of Law

Janis L. Johnston

University of Illinois College of Law

Charles J. Ten Brink

Michigan State University - College of Law

Michelle M. Wu

Georgetown University Law Center

Date Written: February 14, 2009

Abstract

Based on papers presented at a 2005 workshop for individuals interested in becoming academic law library directors, this article begins by exploring the duties of academic director jobs -- administrative skills and faculty responsibilities -- before examining how to build credentials in preparation for such jobs. It concludes by focusing on the skills and knowledge needed to interview for director jobs.

Keywords: law library directors, faculty responsibilities, director jobs, academic law libraries

Suggested Citation

Bintliff, Barbara and Dragich, Martha and Gasaway, Laura N. and Hazelton, Penny A. and Houdek, Frank G. and Johnston, Janis L. and Ten Brink, Charles J. and Wu, Michelle M., Rebuilding the Profession: Recommendations for Librarians Interested in Becoming Academic Law Library Directors (February 14, 2009). Law Library Journal, Vol. 99, p. 101, 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1343215

Barbara Bintliff (Contact Author)

University of Texas School of Law ( email )

2317 Speedway
Austin, TX 78712
United States

Martha Dragich

University of Missouri School of Law ( email )

Missouri Avenue & Conley Avenue
Columbia, MO MO 65211
United States

Laura N. Gasaway

University of North Carolina School of Law ( email )

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road
CB #3380
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380
United States

Penny A. Hazelton

University of Washington - School of Law ( email )

William H. Gates Hall
Box 353020
Seattle, WA 98105-3020
United States

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University of Washington School of Law - Gallagher Law Library ( email )

Seattle, WA
United States

Frank G. Houdek

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - School of Law ( email )

Lesar Law Building
Carbondale, IL 62901
United States

Janis L. Johnston

University of Illinois College of Law

504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
United States

Charles J. Ten Brink

Michigan State University - College of Law ( email )

318 Law College Building
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
United States

Michelle M. Wu

Georgetown University Law Center ( email )

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

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