Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Simon Canick (William Mitchell), Library Services for the Self-Interested Law School: Enhancing the Visibility of Faculty Scholarship, 105 Law Libr. J. 175 (2013):
This article suggests a new set of filters through which to evaluate law library services, in particular those that support faculty scholarship. These filters include recent profound changes in legal education and the motivators of today’s law professors. By understanding the needs of self-interested deans and professors, libraries can fill new roles that are consistent with our core values. Libraries can also focus on dissemination and promotion of faculty work, especially through innovative open access projects.