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Law Librarianship: Background



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The Westminster Law Library is staffed by professional law librarians with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. We are always happy to talk about opportunities in law librarianship, so please contact us!


This guide provides a resource for library school or law school students interested in law librarianship as well as newer law librarians. The subjects/keywords and call numbers are hyperlinked to the Westminster Law Library’s catalog. Please remember that this guide is not an exhaustive list of materials or resources.

Where Do Law Librarians Work?

Law librarians work in many different settings and libraries of different sizes. Major types of libraries with a legal emphasis include academic or law school libraries, private law firm libraries, court libraries and governmental agencies. Law librarians also work in corporate environments.

Law Librarian Blog



Listservs are a vital communication tool for law librarians and there is a list for practically every interest in the field.

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