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Andrea M. Alexander

Research Services Librarian
Lecturer in Law

Andrea Alexander is a research services librarian, serving as a library liaison to Vanderbilt’s law faculty, and teaches legal research to first-year law students. Before joining Vanderbilt’s law library staff, she was a reference librarian and assistant professor at Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law’s Taggart Law Library. She also served as a faculty research assistant and reference desk assistant at the University of Michigan Law School law library. Prior to becoming a librarian, Professor Alexander practiced as a litigator specializing in workplace exposures and toxic torts.  In addition to earning her J.D. at the University of Wisconsin, she holds a master of science in information, specializing in library and information services and information policy.

Courses


Representative Publications

  • “Gen X/Gen Y in Transition: The Journey from Caucus to SIS," 18:9 AALL Spectrum (2014) (with Trezlen Drake and Jordan Jefferson).
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  • “Show Me (How To Get) The Money!: Practical Advice for Managing the Grants and Scholarships Application Process,” 17:2 AALL Spectrum (2012) (with Ellen Richardson)
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  • “Attitude is Everything: Surveying the Perceptions and Attitudes of Embedded Law Librarians,” 17:5 AALL Spectrum (2013) (with Jordan Jefferson)
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  • “Be Our Guest: What Reference Librarians Can Learn From the Hospitality Industry,” 18:3 AALL Spectrum (2013)
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  • Review of The Librarian’s Copyright Companion, 2nd ed., AALL Spectrum Blog, May 2013
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  • Review of Fashion Law and Business: Brands and Retailers, AALL Spectrum blog, February 2014
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