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Is This a Profession? Establishing Educational Criteria for Law Librarians

Elizabeth Caulfield, Texas Tech University

Abstract

The goal of this article is to encourage discussion leading to the standardization of educational criteria for law librarians. The article recounts the history of the debate regarding educational standards for law librarians, summarizes the reasons why some law librarians historically had law degrees, and proposes formal educational requirements for law librarians to facilitate the professionalization of law librarianship.

Suggested Citation

Elizabeth Caulfield. 2014. "Is This a Profession? Establishing Educational Criteria for Law Librarians" AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/aallcallforpapers/81