New-Legal Reference Service: A Guide for Law Librarians and Nonlaw Librarians

 

$125.00

New! Available Spring, 2023. Our guide discusses best practices for both law librarians and nonlaw librarians in providing legal reference services.

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Description

  • Introduction and note to readers
  • Chapter 1. The nature of law, legal research, and legal information
  • Chapter 2. The patron who seeks legal information
  • Chapter 3. Constraints on legal reference service: unauthorized practice of law, librarian codes of ethics
  • Chapter 4. Legal reference liability
  • Chapter 5. Access to Justice movement
  • Chapter 6. Library policies and pronouncements on legal reference service
  • Chapter 7. Library staff training
  • Chapter 8. Legal reference handouts, pathfinders, research guides, pamphlets
  • Chapter 9. Additional library services: lawyer in the library, classes, referrals
  • Chapter 10. The law collection
  • Chapter 11. The legal reference interview
  • Chapter 12. Sample legal reference policies
  • Chapter 13. Draft/review/revise your legal reference policy
  • Chapter 14. Collaboration and training between law librarians and nonlaw librarians
  • Chapter 15. Where do you draw the line?
  • Chapter 16. Exercises and hypothetical scenarios
  • Chapter 17. In conclusion
  • Chapter 18. Selected resources
  • About the Author

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