TITLE

Earl C. Borgeson's Ten Rules for Law Library Management

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, Gail M.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Law Library Journal;Summer2011, Vol. 103 Issue 3, p515
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several strategies practiced by Earl C. Borgeson during his career as a law librarian at Harvard University, Stanford University, and Southern Methodist University (SMU). The author, who succeeded Borgeson at SMU's law library, asserts that Borgeson emphasized the importance of maintaining a personal presence in the library, stressed a focus upon technical services, and the encouragement of library staff to train within several departments in the library. The article also states that Borgeson emphasized the importance of organization, cooperation with other campus libraries and staff, and advancing the legacy of the law library.
ACCESSION #
66340669

 

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