UHM-School of Law: Public Services

Location: School of Law Library: Public Services
Supervisor: Vicki Szymczak and Roberta Woods
Phone: 956-5581
Fax: 956-4615
Email: vjs777@hawaii.edu, rfwoods@hawaii.edu

Description of library

The law library serves the needs of the law school faculty and students, and secondarily the attorneys and the public. Its collection includes primary and secondary legal materials and legal periodicals, both in print, microform and online format.

Description of internship

The student will be working in the public services section, helping the public services librarians, learning various aspects of circulation, reference, and patron services. Special projects such as library displays, pathfinders, and provide assistance in legal research projects.

Required prerequisites/qualifications

Strong interest in law librarianship.

Desired qualifications

Familiarity with legal materials.

Weekly schedule

Flexible 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Occassional weekend and evening hours if needed.

Learning/experiential goals or work outcomes expected

Experience in providing legal reference and understanding of circulation, patron services, and the legal reference and research.

Evaluation methods

The LIS evaluation form is used. Evaluations will be done in the middle and the end of the semester.