Legal Information, the Informed Citizen, and the FDLP: The Role of Academic Law Librarians in Promoting Democracy
99 Law Library Journal 695 (2007)
22 Pages Posted: 15 May 2012
Date Written: 2007
Academic law librarians play an essential role in promoting democracy through participation in the Federal Depository Library Program. Ms.Pettinato explores democratic conceptions of the "informed citizen," how the partnership between law school libraries and the FDLP fosters that ideal even in the digital age, and why academic law librarians should embrace that role.
Keywords: law libraries, legal research
JEL Classification: K10
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