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Abdullah, Aamir Shahnawaz Teaching Assistant Professor and Instructional Services and Research Librarian


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research overview

  • Professor Abdullah's work focuses on legal research instruction, teaching stand alone research courses, and presenting on legal research in other countries. In addition, as a reference law librarian, he is dedicated to serving library patrons, including: faculty, public, and students. As the Student Service and Outreach Law Librarian, he works to provide one off presentations to benefit all students, including journal students. He actively researches methods and best practices for social media in order to grow the library's engagement with all patrons.


  • Law, Legal Research, Law Librarianship, Teaching/Instruction, Reference Materials



courses taught

  • LAWS 5646 - Foundations of Legal Research
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Designed to move students from the brief introduction to legal research offered in the first-year legal writing classes to the problem-centered research students will perform starting in the summer after their first year. Provides students with a conceptual understanding of the organization and connectivity of legal authority and with instruction in research methodology at both the project and resource levels.


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