Sharon Hamby O'Connor is a Professor Emerita at Boston College Law School.
During her tenure at the Law School she served as Associate Dean for Library and
Computing Services for 23 years. In that capacity she was responsible, with the rest of
the library staff, for providing academic, curricular and technology support to the Law
School. She completed her service at the Law School as Associate Dean for Academic
Affairs. In this position, she worked with the Dean and faculty in areas of curriculum
review, program development, and research and oversaw the delivery of academic services
to students. 

Professor O'Connor is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, holds masters
degrees from Columbia University and Yale University in library science and environmental
studies respectively, and a JD degree from Harvard Law School. She is the co-author of A
Guide to the Early Reports of the Supreme Court of the United States which was awarded
the Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award for outstanding contribution to legal
bibliography. She is a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society, the Colonial
Society of Massachusetts, the American Association of Law Libraries, and the American
Society for Legal History. 

Legal History

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Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Colonies: An Annotated Digital Catalogue (with Mary S. Bilder), Mary Sarah Bilder (2014)

In recognition of the three-hundred anniversary of the accession of George I, the Ames Foundation...

 

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Appeals to the Privy Council Before American Independence: An Annotated Digital Catalogue (with Mary Sarah Bilder), Sharon Hamby O’Connor and Mary Sarah Bilder. “Appeals to the Privy Council Before American Independence: An Annotated Digital Catalogue.” Law Library Journal 104, no.1 [2012-11] (Winter 2012): 83-97. (2012)

Between the later seventeenth century and American independence, appeals from colonial high courts were taken...

 

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A Guide to the Early Reports of the Supreme Court of the United States (with Morris L. Cohen) (1995)

A portion of this book originally appeared as "A Bibliography of the Early Reports of...

 

Legal Research and Librarianship

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Law & Order Made Amusing: A Selection of Law Books for Children from the Collection of Morris L. Cohen (with Karen S. Beck, Mary Sarah Bilder, and Ann McDonald), Rare Book Room Exhibition Programs (1998)

Exhibition program from a Spring 1998 exhibit presented in the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book...

 
Publications of the Faculty, Deans and Librarians (1990)

Revised and expanded 1995 with Ann McDonald and Michael Mitsukawa

 

Selected Professional Activities

Invited speaker at the annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History, Annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History (2011)