The Development of the Skills Curriculum in Law Schools: Lessons for Directors of Academic Law Libraries
Legal Reference Services Quarterly
Duncan Alford, The Development of the Skills Curriculum in Law Schools: Lessons for Directors of Academic Law Libraries, 28 Legal Reference Services Q. 301 (2009), available at https://scholar.law.colorado.edu/conference2009/8.
Recent challenges to the status and tenure of law library directors has questioned their role law as teachers and scholars. This article analyzes the development of the legal research, clinical, and legal writing curriculum in U.S. law schools and identifies strategies that law librarians could choose to employ to bolster their status as the preeminent teachers of legal research in the academy.
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