Joyce Manna Janto

Deputy Director of the Law Library

Profile

Joyce Janto is the Deputy Director of the Muse Law Library and teaches legal research in the first-year program, as well as professional responsibility. Ms. Janto served as President of the American Association of Law Libraries from 2010-2011, President of the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries from 1995-1996, and President of the Virginia Association of Law Libraries from 1991-1992. She is also an active member of the Virginia Library Association.

Memberships

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) - Association President 2010-11

American Bar Association (ABA)

Southeaster Chapter of AALL (SEAALL)

Virginia Association of Law Libraries (VALL)

Virginia Library Association (VLA)

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

Professional Experience

Deputy Director of the Law Library (1991-present)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.

Associate Director for Collection Development (1989-1991)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.

Acquisitions Librarian (1982-1989)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.

Adjunct Lecturer - School of Library and Information Science (1992)
Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

Publications

Articles

Solving Your Ethical Conundrums: Researching the Rules of Professional Conduct, Va. Law., Dec. 2013, at 24. [online]

Building a Law Firm Library, Va. Law., June/July 2008, at 53.

School is in Session for Summer Associates, Va. Lawyers Weekly, May 16, 2007 at 5.

Cold Case: How One Ordinary Librarian Helped Resolve a 53 Year Old Mystery and Learned Something About How Students Learn Legal Research, AALL Spectrum, Nov. 2007, at 22.

Education

B.S., Clarion State College

M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh

J.D., University of Richmond

Contact Information

(804) 289-8223
(Mobile)
(804) 287-8683 (Fax)

Areas of Expertise

Law Librarianship
Legal Research
Professional Responsibility