Interdisciplinary Trends of Law Faculty: Possible Implications for Reference Librarians
UC Irvine School of Law
June 23, 2009
Legal scholarship is becoming increasingly interdisciplinary. This article explores some possible implications for academic reference librarians and suggests a method for gathering statistics to better understand the research needs of law faculty. The author develops a reference question classification scheme and analyzes one year of faculty research requests at the University of Washington School of Law's Gallagher Law Library.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 25
Keywords: interdisciplinary research, reference questions, faculty services, statistics, Gallagher Law Library
Date posted: June 24, 2009