The status of the academic law library director is central to the educational mission of the law library. We collected data from 2006 to 2016 showing a 25 percent decrease in tenure-track directorships. We also found one in four changes in directorships since 2013 resulted in the new director having a degraded status compared to her predecessor.
Law Library Journal
Elizabeth G. Adelman, Karen L. Shephard, Richard J. Patti & Robert M. Adelman,
Academic Law Library Director Status Since the Great Recession: Strengthened, Maintained, or Degraded?,
Law Lib. J.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.buffalo.edu/journal_articles/981