Igniting the conversation: Embracing legal literacy as the heart of the profession

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Abstract

Law librarians are experts in instruction, databases, scholarship, and more. This broad expertise has exacerbated an identity crisis in the profession. The author argues that law librarians must develop a core identity, such as legal literacy, to navigate an ever-changing legal landscape that questions the future necessity of law librarians.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)421-439
Number of pages19
JournalLaw Library Journal
Volume107
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2015

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Library and Information Sciences
  • Law

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