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Law librarians work in law firms, law schools, government offices, courts and other legal organizations. Though not a requirement for most law library jobs, 30% of law librarians do have a law degree in addition to a library degree.
- Opportunities for Law Librarians
Learn more about careers in law librarianship.
- Education for a Career in Law Librarianship
Advice on education for law librarianship.
- The Librarian's Career Ladder PDF
Law librarianship offers many satisfying directions within the profession, by Deborah Hackerson (AALL Spectrum, 2006)
- ALA - Accredited Graduate Program in Library Science with Law Library Classes or Joint MLS/JD Classes - Handy guide to help you pick a library school program.
- Choosing Law Librarianship: Thoughts for People Contemplating a Career Move by Mary Whisner
- American Association of Law Libraries
- Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York
- Law Library Association of Greater New York
- AALL Spectrum
News and practical information about law librarianship.
- Law Library Journal
Research oriented articles on the practice of law librarianship.
- Law Library Blogs
Blogs by law librarians and from professional organizations.
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