Library Services for the Self-Interested Law School: Enhancing the Visibility of Faculty Scholarship
105 Law Libr. J. 175 (2013)
25 Pages Posted: 5 Dec 2012 Last revised: 22 Nov 2014
Date Written: December 3, 2012
This article suggests a new set of filters through which to evaluate law library services, in particular those that support faculty scholarship. Factors include profound changes in legal education, and motivators of today’s law professors. Understanding the needs of self-interested deans and professors, libraries can fill new roles that are consistent with our core values. In particular we can focus on dissemination and promotion of faculty work, especially through innovative open access projects.
Keywords: law schools, faculty scholarship, libraries, academic law libraries, legal education, open access, e-books
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