Sara Klein joined the Seton Hall Law faculty in 2019 as the Faculty Services Librarian at the Peter W. Rodino, Jr. Law Library Center for Information & Technology. Her position’s main focus is the support and fostering of faculty scholarship and pedagogy through research assistance and instruction. Professor Klein holds an Honors BA from Dalhousie University/University of King’s College (Halifax, NS, Canada) in Philosophy and Contemporary Studies, an MA in Philosophy from York University (Toronto, ON, Canada), an LLB from the University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law (Fredericton, NB, Canada) and a Masters of Information from the University of Toronto. Her areas of expertise include legal research instruction, legal information literacy, and critical information theory.
She is a member of both Canadian and American national law library associations. She is a past member of the Programming Committee of the Calgary Law Librarians Group, the Canadian/Toronto Associations of Law Libraries Salary Survey Committee, and the Communications Committee, Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians and is a current member of the Diversity, Inclusion, & Decolonization Committee of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries. Professor Klein has written on a variety of topics, including analytical and historical bibliography, ethics of law librarianship, and the philosophical analysis of librarian professional identity.
Prior to joining Seton Hall Law, Professor Klein held an appointment as the Research and Learning Librarian for Law, Bennett Jones Law Library, Libraries and Cultural Resources department at the University of Calgary in Calgary, AB, Canada.