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BREDA, KAREN, Legal Information Librarian & Lecturer in Law

B.A., Willamette University;  J.D., University of Oregon; M.L.S., Simmons College.

 

 

DAVIS, LAUREL, Legal Information Librarian & Lecturer in Law, Curator of Special Collections
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.L.S., Simmons College; J.D., Boston College Law School.

  • With Mary Ann Neary and Susan E. Vaughn, “Teaching Advanced Legal Research in a Flipped Classroom.” Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research & Writing 22:1 (Fall 2013): 13-19.
  • With Chester Kozikowski. "Rare Books & Technology: Collaborating Within the Library." AALL Spectrum, 17: no.1 (September/October 2012): 15-16.
  • “Administrative Law—Regulations, Orders, Decisions, Opinions.”  In Handbook of Legal Research in Massachusetts Handbook, 6:1-6:22.  Boston: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, 2009, 2012 Supplement.
  • “Rules of Court.”  In Handbook of Legal Research in Massachusetts Handbook, 5:1-5:16.  Boston: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, 2009, 2012 Supplement.
  • Review of The Special Collections Handbook by Allison Cullingford.  RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage 13: no.2 (Fall 2012): 204-205.
  • Review of From the Hand to the Machine—Nineteenth-Century American Paper and Mediums: Technologies, Materials, and Conservation by Cathleen A. Baker.  RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage 13: no.1 (Spring 2012): 64-66.

 

KOZIKOWSKI III, CHESTER G., Educational Technology Specialist
B.A., Central Connecticut State University; M.L.S., Southern Connecticut State University.

 

NEARY, MARY ANN, Legal Information Librarian & Lecturer in Law
B.A. University of Massachusetts; M.S.L.I.S. Simmons College; J.D. Suffolk.

  • With Filippa Marullo Anzalone, “Promoting the Law Library as Gathering Place.”  ALL-SIS Newsletter  33: no. 2 (Winter 2014): 11-12.
  • With Laurel E. Davis and Susan E. Vaughn, “Teaching Advanced Legal Research in a Flipped Classroom.” Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research & Writing 22:1 (Fall 2013): 13-19.
  • With Alex Berrio Matamoros. “Librarians, Legal Research and Classroom iPads – A Winning Combination." AALL Spectrum 17: no.1 (September/October 2012): 27-29.
  • Editor. Handbook of Legal Research in Massachusetts, 3d ed. Chapter author: "Massachusetts Legislative Procedure and History." 3:1-3:46. Boston: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, 2009, 2012 Supplement.
  • With George D. Wilson. "Hello BLAW: Bloomberg Law, the Newcomer in Legal Research, Meets Academic Users." AALL Spectrum 13: no.5 (March 2009): 16-19, 31.
  • With Jennifer Murray and Gail Partin. "Help is on the Way: ALL-SIS and RIPS-SIS Partner to Improve Access to Legal Research Instruction Materials." AALL Spectrum 9: no.3 (December 2004): 18-19.
  • Legislative Procedure in the Massachusetts General Court. Boston: Office of the Senate Clerk, 2003.
  • Editor. Handbook of Legal Research in Massachusetts. Chapter author: "Massachusetts Legislative Procedure and History." 3:2-3:46. Chapter co-author (with Brian J. Harkins and Ruth G. Matz): "Selected Legal Research Resources." 11:1-11:32. Boston: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, 2002.
  • "State Government Procurement of Electronic Legal Services." Legal Reference Services Quarterly (special issue) 17, no. 1/2 (1999): 43-58.
  • "Selected Family Law Resources on the Internet." In 1998 Management and Technology Conference Publications, 67-69. Boston: Massachusetts Bar Association, 1998.
  • "Massachusetts Legislative History." In How to Do Massachusetts Legal Research: Maximizing Efficiency in the Print and Online Environment, 13-50. Boston: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, 1998.
  • "Legislative Rules Reform." ABLL Advocate: Newsletter of the Association of Boston Law Librarians 19: no.4 (March/April 1996): 3-4.
  • With Sarah Bourne. "Electronic Access to State Resources in Massachusetts." ABLL Advocate: Newsletter of the Association of Boston Law Librarians 19: no.1 (September/October 1995): 5-6.
  • "News from the State Library [OPAC and Environmental Bulletin Board]" ABLL Advocate: Newsletter of the Association of Boston Law Librarians 19: no.2 (November/December 1995): 6-7.
  • "Massachusetts Committee Hearings on Videotape." ABLL Advocate; Newsletter of the Association of Boston Law Librarians 16: no.1 (September 1992): 5-6.
 


SHEAR, JOAN A., Legal Information Librarian & Lecturer in Law
B.A., University of Minnesota; J.D., Harvard; M.S.L.S., Catholic University of America.

  • "The Librarian as Educator: Teaching Essential Legal Research Skills." In The Changing Role of Academic Law Librarianship, 89-102. [Boston, MA]: Aspatore Books, 2008.
  • "Elevating Form Over Substance." AALL Spectrum 9: no.8 (June 2005): 10-11, 14-15.
  • "Massachusetts." In State-by-State Report on Permanent Public Access to Electronic Information. Principal authors & editors, Richard J. Matthews et al., 129-133. [Washington, D.C.?] Government Relations Committee and Washington Affairs Office, American Association of Law Libraries, 2003.
  • "That's Not Funny: Tiffany's, Moon River and Memory in Legal Research Education." RIPS Law Librarian 24: no.2 (Winter 2002): 2-3.
  • "Could I See That Price Tag Again?" AALL Spectrum 7, no.1 (September 2002): 30.
  • With Kelly Browne. "Which Legal Research Text Is Right For You?" Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing 10: no.1 (Fall 2001): 23-29.
  • "Stuck in the Bargain Basement." AALL Spectrum 6: no.2 (October 2001): 34, 36.
  • "Are You PR Impaired? How Would You Know?" AALL Spectrum 5, no.5 (February 2001): 14, 17. 
  • Review of Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies, by Amy E. Sloan. American Association of Law Schools, Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research [Newsletter] (Spring 2000): [2]-3.
  • "On Target PR." AALL Spectrum 4, no.3 (November 1999): 14.
  • "Your Public Relations Inner Child." AALL Spectrum 3, no.6 (March 1999): 12.
  • "Five Keys to Public Relations Success." AALL Spectrum 3, no.3 (November 1998): 2.
  • "The Front Page: Memoirs of an Annual Meeting Newspaper Editor." American Association of Law Libraries Newsletter 25:1 (September 1993): 33-34.
  • Editor, Beantown Beacon, publication of the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries in Boston, MA, July 11-14, 1993.
  • "The Reference Librarian in the Academic Law Library." Legal Information Management Reports 3 (Summer 1991): 2-4.
  • "Using Trash to Teach Legal Research." Reader Services Law Librarian 12, no. 4 (June 1990): 8-14. [Also appears in Integrated Legal Research 3 (Winter 1990-91): 27-30.]
  • "Survey of Legal Research Skills and Needs." Reader Services Law Librarian 12, no. 3 (March 1990): 5-13.
  • With Leslie Bitman and Filippa Anzalone. "The Law Librarian: Providing Information Services for Lawyers." Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, June 5, 1989, 1-2.
 

SULLIVAN, MARK G., Legal Information Librarian & Lecturer in Law
B.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.S.L.S., Simmons College; J.D., Suffolk.

  • "'Phantom' References to Quincy's Reports in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Reports." In Portrait of a Patriot: The Major Legal and Political Papers of Josiah Quincy Junior, edited by Daniel R. Coquillette and Neil Longley York, Volume 5, 858-872. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 2009. 
  • "Bibliographical Guide to Quincy's Library Catalogue." In Portrait of a Patriot: The Major Legal and Political Papers of Josiah Quincy Junior, edited by Daniel R. Coquillette and Neil Longley York, Volume 5, 914-930. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 2009. 
  • With the Editorial Staff of West Publishing Company. Guide to Criminal Law & Procedure Research. Westlaw Law Student Edition. St. Paul: West Publishing, 1989.
  • With the Editorial Staff of West Publishing Company. Guide to Federal Securities Regulation Research. Westlaw Law Student Edition. St. Paul: West Publishing, 1988.
  • "A Legal System Responds to Political Violence: Northern Ireland, 1969-1984. A Selected Bibliography." Legal Reference Services Quarterly 5 (Spring 1985): 91-103.
  • "The Writings of Stanley S. Surrey." Harvard Law Review 98 (December 1984): 346-350.
 

SZYDLOWSKI, NICK, Digital Services & Institutional Repository Librarian
B.A., Yale University; M.L.S., Simmons College.

 

VAUGHN, SUSAN, Legal Information Librarian & Lecturer in Law
B.A., Boston College; M.L.S., Simmons College; J.D., Northeastern University School of Law.

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