Users of the academic law library

This chapter describes and identifies the user categories that are found in academic law libraries. It is important to identify the types of users that use the library; this will help the library plan its services and resources to meet their needs. It discusses their needs and expectations cognizant of developments in the digital era. Examples of how services are being provided and designed for these users are highlighted.


Users; faculty; adjunct; graduate; undergraduate; students; distance education; alumni; members of the public; researchers; disabilities; mooting teams; international students

Understanding the types of users who use the academic law library promotes efficiency in the management and ...

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