Law Librarianship in the Twenty-first Century

Law Librarianship in the Twenty-first Century

By: Roy Balleste (author), Sonia Luna-Lamas (author), Lisa Smith-Butler (author)Hardback

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This text for library and information science courses on law librarianship introduces students to the rapidly evolving world of law librarianship. Individual chapters provide a concise treatment of such specialized topics as the history of law librarianship, international law, and government documents. Standard topics are dealt with as they apply to the law library, including collection development, public services, technical processing, administration, technology, and consortia.

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About Author

Roy Balleste is the Law Library Director and Assistant Professor of Law at the Charles N. and Hilda H. M. Mason Law Library at the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law, in Washington, DC. Sonia Luna-Lamas is the Associate Law Librarian and Head of Technical Services at St. Thomas University Law Library. Lisa Smith-Butler is the Assistant Dean & Director and Assistant Professor of Law at the Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, Law Library & Technology Center.


Part 1 Foreword Part 2 Preface Part 3 Acknowledgments Part 4 Introduction Part 5 1 A Brief History of Law Librarianship Part 6 2 Working at the Law Library: A Practical Guide Part 7 3 Administration Part 8 4 Public Services Part 9 5 Collection Development, Licensing, and Acquisitions Part 10 6 Technical Services Part 11 7 Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Librarianship Part 12 8 Technology Trends in Law Libraries Part 13 9 The Evolution of Government Documents Part 14 10 The World of Library Consortia: Collaboration and Resource Sharing in the Twenty-First Century Part 15 Index Part 16 About the Contributors

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/12/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780810858817
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780810858817
  • weight: 535
  • ISBN10: 0810858819

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