The DC@UB Law Librarian Journal Articles collection includes journal articles published in by all current and emeritus faculty members of the Charles B. Sears Law Library in library journals, law reviews, interdisciplinary journals, and other journals, both online and in print. The full text or a link to freely-available full text is included wherever possible.


Submissions from 2023


Open Access without Open Access Values: The State of Free and Open Access to Law Reviews, John R. Beatty


Infinite Archives, Infinite Possibilities: Learning Research and Databases with Archive of our Own, Alayna Vander Veer and B. Austin Waters

Fostering Community: The Library as a Third Space and the Effect of Social Capital on the Flow of Information among Law Students, B. Austin Waters

Submissions from 2022

When The Goalposts Move: Government Information, Classification, and Censorship, Rebecca Chapman

Submissions from 2021


Protecting Our Spaces of Memory: Rediscovering the Seneca Nation Settlement Act Through Archives, Rebecca Chapman

Submissions from 2020


Citation Databases for Legal Scholarship, John R. Beatty


May It Please the Court: A Longitudinal Study of Judicial Citation to Academic Legal Periodicals, Brian T. Detweiler

Submissions from 2019


Revisiting the Open Access Citation Advantage for Legal Scholarship, John R. Beatty

Submissions from 2018


Reaching and Teaching Millennials: Designing the Future of Student Services, Brian T. Detweiler, Kimberly Mattioli, and Mike Martinez Jr.

Submissions from 2017


A Quick Word About Technology Competence: The University at Buffalo School of Law’s Microsoft Word Training Program, Brian T. Detweiler

Submissions from 2015

New Titles and Trends in Catholic Popular Fiction, Tiffany Walsh

Submissions from 2014


The History of the American Bar Association Accreditation Standards for Academic Law Libraries, Theodora Belniak


A Century’s Worth of Access: A Historical Overview of Cataloging in Law Library Journal, Ellen T. McGrath

Submissions from 2011

Evolution of an Information Competency Requirement for Undergraduates, Tiffany Walsh

Submissions from 2009


The Law Librarian of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: A Figuration in Flux, Theodora Belniak

Creating a Digital Archive for Students’ Research in a Credit Library Course, Tiffany Walsh and Christopher V. Hollister

Submissions from 2008

Enhancing Library Instruction to Undergraduates: Incorporating Online Tutorials into the Curriculum, Ligaya A. Ganster and Tiffany Walsh

Submissions from 2007

Called to Be Holy: How Catholic Librarians Can Honor both Work and Faith in Secular Libraries, Tiffany Walsh

Submissions from 2006


CALI Lessons in Legal Research Courses: Alternatives to Reading About Research, Elizabeth G. Adelman


Bibliography versus Auto-Bibliography: Tackling the Transformation of Traditions in the Research Process, Nancy Babb

Writing Support for Junior Faculty Librarians: a case study, Cynthia Tysick and Nancy Babb

Submissions from 2005

Cataloging Spirits and the Spirit of Cataloging, Nancy Babb


Researching Georgia Law, Nancy P. Johnson, Nancy J. Adams, and Elizabeth G. Adelman

Submissions from 2004


A Law Librarian's Guide to Unpublished Judicial Opinions, Joseph L. Gerken

Submissions from 2003


Does Lewis v. Casey Spell the End to Court-Ordered Improvement of Prison Law Libraries?, Joseph L. Gerken

Submissions from 2002


Video Surveillance in Nursing Homes, Elizabeth G. Adelman

Submissions from 2001


Data Wars: How Superseding Forsham v. Harris Impacts the Federal Grant Award Process, Elizabeth G. Adelman

Submissions from 1993

Developing Priorities for Authority Work at the University at Buffalo Libraries, Ellen McGrath

Submissions from 1992

Cataloging Legal Databases Available Through LEXIS, Ellen McGrath

Submissions from 1991

Video Technology in the Law Library: A Primer for the 1990's, Terrence McCormack


Media Equipment Selection Methods for Law Libraries, Terrence E. McCormack

Submissions from 1987

Public Libraries, Public Access, Networking and the Law, Joseph L. Gerken

Submissions from 1978


Legal Research in a Slide Carousel, Karen L. Spencer

Submissions from 1976

A Systematic Examination of Non-Print Media Courses in Library Schools, Karen S. Munday and John W. Ellison