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About Darla W. Jackson

Darla Jackson’s research and scholarship is focused on comparative law, international commercial arbitration, military law, empirical research, cybersecurity, the impact of technology on legal research and the information seeking behavior of legal professionals and law students. She is also interested in international human rights, including Native American & indigenous peoples law. She has published articles, and book chapters on these topics, and authored a regular column on technology for Law Library Journal. She teaches advanced legal research classes and is a frequent lecturer in law school classes. She is member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and is active in professional organizations including the American Association of Law Libraries and the American Bar Association.
She joined the University of Oklahoma College of Law Library staff in July 2018. Prior to that date she was employed as part of the Management Assistance Program of the Oklahoma Bar Association and focused on providing assistance to attorneys in using technology and other tools to efficiently manages their offices. She served as the director of the McKusick Law Library of the University of South Dakota School of Law and as associate director of the Oklahoma City University Law Library (now the Chickasaw Nation Law Library) . Prior to entering law librarianship, she was a Judge Advocate in the United States Air Force.
Darla Jackson earned her M.L.I.S., and J.D. degrees from the University of Oklahoma (semester at Queen's College, Oxford University, England). She also holds an LL.M. in International Law from the University of Georgia School of Law and a Master of Military Operational Art and Science from Air University. She is currently enrolled in the Indigenous Peoples Law Program at the University of Oklahoma and expects to earn a second LL.M. in 2020 via study in that program.


2018 - Present Research and Electronic Services Librarian, University of Oklahoma College of Law University of Oklahoma College of Law

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