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Mark J. Williams

Associate Director for Collections and Innovation, Law Library
Lecturer in Law

Mark Williams oversees the collections services department for Vanderbilt Law School’s Massey Law Library and teaches courses in Advanced Legal Research in Business and Securities and Legal Practice Technology.
Prior to joining Vanderbilt’s law faculty in 2017, Williams spent four years at Cornell Law Library, where he served as a digital resources and outreach librarian and taught first-year legal research. He also taught courses in Law Practice Technology, Advanced Legal Research in Intellectual Property, and Advanced Legal Research in Administrative Law. From January 2010 to January 2011, he was a regional director in charge of outreach and constituent services for Rep. Walt Minnick of Idaho’s first congressional district. After earning his law degree in 2008, he worked for two years as a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily newspaper in Moscow, Idaho.
Williams has been a member of the American Association of Law Libraries since 2013 and currently serves as the chair of the Teach-In Kit Committee of the Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section.