Darin Fox is Associate Dean, Director of the Law Library, and Professor of Law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He joined OU in 2005. He teaches advanced legal research and first-year legal research. His research interests include the intersection of law libraries and information technology. Specifically, he is interested in how technology is impacting information delivery, research strategies, and collection policies. Darin previously served at the University of Southern California Law School from 1994 to 2004 as Associate Dean for Information Technology and Law Library (2000-2004); Director of Information Technology (1996-2000); and Computer Services / Systems Librarian (1994-1995). At USC, his responsibilities included library and technology planning and teaching legal research.
Contributions to Books
Libraries and Data, Academic Law Library Director Perspectives (2015)
We are on the threshold of an analytics revolution. It has become essential for law...
Online Legal Research, Secondary Sources, Researching Judicial Opinions, Legal Citation, Oklahoma Legal Research (2013)
Disaster Planning in the Digital Age, Beyond the Books: People, Politics, and Librarianship (2007)
Eine alltagliche Geschichte: Informationstechnologien an einer amerikanischen juristischen Fakultat (An Everyday Account: Information Technology at an American Law School), Der Jurist am Info-Highway: Uber die Zukunft eines Berufsstandes (1997)
Articles and Essays
Legal Citations: An Interview with Professor Darin K. Fox, Oklahoma Bar Journal (2010)
MALLCO: Sharing Resources and Information from the Badlands to the Red River, MAALL Markings (2009)
Filling Holes and Building Foundations with WorldCat Collection Analysis, MAALL Markings (2008)
Book Review, Caution! Music & Video Downloading: Your Guide to Legal, Safe, and Trouble-Free Downloads (2006)
Copyright in Teaching and Research, Annual Colloquium of the Teaching Scholars Initiative (2010)
Using Gimlet to Track Reference Statistics, Mid-America Law Library Association Annual Meeting (2010)
e-Books, University of Oklahoma, Faculty Colloquium (2010)
Google Book Search Litigation, Council of Deans, University of Oklahoma (2009)
Keeping Up with Technology: Advice for Librarians, American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting (2008)
Panel of presenters included June Liebert, Ken Hirsh, and Phillip Bohl.
Podcast, Google Book Search Litigation: Implications for Libraries and Universities (three-part series) (2010)
This is a three part series. Part I describes the history of Google Books project...
With Dean Andrew M. Coats, obtained a $500,000 grant to construct four high-tech study rooms...