25 Pages Posted: 24 Jun 2009
Date Written: 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.
Keywords: interdisciplinary research, reference questions, faculty services, statistics, Gallagher Law Library
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Woodside, Jackie, Interdisciplinary Trends of Law Faculty: Possible Implications for Reference Librarians (June 23, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1424287 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1424287