Christy L. Smith

Christy L. Smith

Assistant Professor and Head of Collection Services, Peter W. Rodino, Jr. Law Library Center for Information & Technology


Christy Smith, Assistant Professor and Head of Collection Services of the Peter W. Rodino, Jr. Law Library Center for Information & Technology and Assistant Professor of Law, joined the Seton Hall Law School faculty in 2019. She manages collection operations of the Law Library. Professor Smith holds a J.D. from Arizona Summit Law School, an M.L.I.S. from the University of Oklahoma, and a B.B.A. in Marketing from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK. Her area of expertise includes law library collection development and management.

She is a member of regional and national law library associations.

Prior to joining Seton Hall Law, Professor Smith worked in law libraries at Vanderbilt University, Arizona Summit Law School, Texas Tech University, and the University of Tulsa.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

BOOK CHAPTERS

Technical Services, in INTRODUCTION TO LAW LIBRARIANSHIP, (Zanada Joyner & Cas Laskowski) (2021) (Co-Author)

PRESENTATIONS

Full list of presentations available in Curriculum Vitae

Discussion Den: Making the Most of OCLC’s WMS, American Association of Law Libraries annual meeting (2022) (Presenter/Moderator)

More Than the Roll of the Dice: Using Data, Wisdom, and Insight for Subject-Based Collection Evaluation, American Association of Law Libraries annual meeting program, On-demand & live virtual Q&A (2021) (Co-Speaker)

Working from Home: Lost in Space, Home Alone, or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, American Association of Law Libraries annual meeting program, Online (2020) (Co-Speaker)

The Diverging Roles of Academic Law Librarians: Theory & Implications, Southwestern Association of Law Libraries annual meeting program (2010) (Co-Speaker)