School of Law Library: Technical Services
Law Library: Technical Services
Description of library/collection
The law library supports the teaching and research of the law school. The core
law library collection includes federal and state statutes, case law and regulatory
law; secondary legal information sources such as legal journals, encyclopedias,
loose-leaf services and treatises; a small government documents collection; and
a number of legal and non-legal online resources, including Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis.
The staff includes five librarians and four paraprofessionals.
Description of internship
In preparation for ABA’s site visit, the intern will assist with a weeding project
by supervising, training, creating manuals for student workers, and serving as an
intermediary between those involved in the project in Public Services and Technical
Services. Participation in the implementation of the library’s strategic plan will
be involved. Additional tasks will be assigned as needed.
One Semester of LIS coursework or previous library experience.
LIS 650 Management of Libraries & Information Centers
Learning/experiential goals or work outcomes expected
To become familiar with and gain experience in both Collection and Staff
Management. To understand the value of strategic planning and implementation.
The intern will receive feedback throughout the internship. The Evaluation of
Student Intern form will be completed.
The Evaluation of Student Intern form will be completed at mid-term and at the
end of the semester by the supervising librarian(s).
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