Lauren M. Collins is the Director of Cleveland State University's Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library. She received a M.S. in Information from the University of Michigan (2003), J.D. from the University of North Carolina (1994) and a B.A. in Communications from Howard University (1991). After graduating from law school, Professor Collins practiced employment and labor law in North Carolina and Michigan and provided anti-harassment training to union employees for a national law firm. She has served as as library director at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law and Head of Reference Services at the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke University. She has held positions as a reference librarian at Duke, Wayne State University and the University of Miami.
What’s In a Name?: A Gen Xer and a Gen Yer Explore What it Means to be Members of their Generations in the Workplace, AALL Spectrum 24 (2008)
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Before You Log-On: Incorporating the Free Web in Your Legal Research Strategy, North Carolina Bar Journal (2008)
Voices of American Law: US Supreme Court Cases Meet the 21st Century, North Carolina Bar Journal (2008)
Reviewing Voices of American Law documentary series(Thomas B. Metzloff & Sarah Wood producers)
A Frank & Honest Talk – AALL’s Diversity Symposium Takes on Hard Questions of Creating and Maintaining Diversity in the Legal Community, AALL Spectrum (2007)
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Creating Online Tutorials: Five Lessons Learned, Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research & Writing (2007)
This guide introduces users to resources containing information relevant to legal issues pertaining to the...
Michigan Legal Documents: A Bibliography of Legal & Law-Related Materials (with Christopher T. Bloodworth, Anne L. Cottongim, Michael Samson, and Michael W. Tillman-Davis), Faculty Publications By Year (2006)
Contributions to Books
Legal research using technological tools : librarians' view (with Susan Silver and Whitney Curtis), Research Methods for Studying Legal Issues in Education (2015)
Cost of Legal Research (with Emily Janoski-Haehlen), CALI (2006)
We are all aware of the perils of poor electronic legal research skills. Whether it...