October 6, 2011

The Future of Law Librarianship

Robert C. Berring, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, has published The End of Scholarly Bibliography: Reconceptualizing Law Librarianship. Here is the abstract.

The dawning of the age of digital information shifts the paradigm of the traditional scholar librarian. As three dimensional representations of information wither away, [t]he scholarly legal bibliographer, a fixture in legal academia is devolving into an antiquarian. This brings into question the future of academic law librarianship and how it can be saved.

Download the paper from SSRN at the link.

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