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About Dwight B. King

Dwight B. King Jr. joined the Kresge Law Library faculty in 1986 as a research librarian and became head of research services in 1990. He earned his B.A., J.D. and M.L.S. degrees from the University of Michigan in 1977, 1980 and 1981, respectively. Prior to joining the library faculty, he worked at the University of Baltimore as public-services librarian (1981-84) and associate law librarian (1985-86). 

Mr. King currently teaches legal research to first-year students. He has belonged to several committees of the American Association of Law Libraries including the Committee on Minorities (member 1985-88, chair 1987-88), the Committee on Recruitment (member 1991-92, chair 1992-93), the Task Force for the National Conference on Legal Information Issues (member 1994-95), Grants Committee (member 1999-2000, chair 2000-01), Appointments Committee (member 2012), and Leadership Development Committee (member 2009-2012, chair 2012-13). He also served as chair of the AALL Black Caucus from 2005-2006.


Present Associate Director for Patron Services, Notre Dame Law School


  • LAW60703, Legal Research


1981 MLS, University of Michigan
1980 JD, University of Michigan Law School
1977 BA, University of Michigan

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