Paul M George
Associate Dean and Director of Biddle Law Library; Associate Dean for Curriculum Development
Paul George is the director of the Biddle Law Library. He earned his law degree from Duke University School of Law.
Paul George is the director of the Biddle Law Library. He earned his law degree from Duke University School of Law. Prior to earning an M.S. in Library Science from the University of Illinois, George worked for several years as an attorney with the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation. As a librarian, George has worked at the University of Southern California Law Library and at Harvard Law School Library, where he was Associate Librarian for Research Services. George has extensive experience in teaching legal research. He was the co-creator of an advanced legal research course at USC and was chiefly responsible for the increased research instruction at Harvard. At Penn Law, he works with both J.D. candidates and LL.M. students. He is also active in professional activities and has served on various committees and elected positions on the local and national level.
- Legal Research and Writing
Articles and Book Chapters
Co-author, Creating a Web-Based Staff Orientation Program, 5 AALL SPECTRUM 10 (February 2001).
Co-author, Introducing the AALL Uniform Citation Guide, 8 Persp.: TEACHING LEGAL RES. & WRITING 60 (2000).
Co-drafter, Universal Citation Guide, American Association of Law Library Committee on Citation Format, Wisconsin Bar Association. 1998.
More publications can be found here.
- Digital Libraries
- Scholarly Communication
- Library Administration
- Research Instruction Methodology
Penn Law - Associate Dean and Director, Biddle Law Library (2008- ); Director, Biddle Law Library and Adjunct Professor of Law (2002-08)
Attorney - Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation (Champaign and Danville, IL) (1977-84)
USC Law Library - Assistant Director for Public Services (1991-94); Head of Public Services (1988-91); Reference Librarian (1985-88)
Harvard Law School Library - Associate Librarian for Research Services (1994-2002); Acting Librarian (1999-2000)
American Bar Association (ABA) Law School Facilities Committee, Chair, 2010 – 2012; Bricks & Bytes Conference Committee, 2009-2012.
Legal Information Preservation Alliance, Executive Board Member, 2010 – 2012, Chair, 2012-2012.
Association of American Law Schools, Workshop for Deans and Library Directors Workshop 2011, Planning Committee
ABA Questionnaire Committee, member 2006 - 2010
New England Law Library Consortium, Vice-President/President-Elect, 2010-
American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting Program Committee, Chair, 2008 -2009
Consultant, Drexel Law School, 2006
ABA Law Libraries Committee, member 2005 - 2009; Vice Chair 2006-2007; Chair, 2007-2008
Legal Information Preservation Alliance, Vice-Chair and Executive Board Member, 2006-2007, Chair, 2007
- Advanced Legal Research