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Jordan Jefferson is a Reference Librarian at the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School. Her responsibilities include providing reference services to students, faculty, and members of the Yale community, managing website content, participating in design and creation of new web and digital initiatives, and teaching.
Jordan is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries. She is Chair of the Professional Engagement, Growth, and Advancement Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries. A list of Jordan’s publications and presentations can be found below.
Jordan’s professional interests include emerging and educational technologies, assessment and usability, web development, reference services, and instruction.
Prior to joining the Yale Law Library she was the Student Services Librarian at Duncan School of Law in Knoxville, Tennessee. Jordan earned her MLIS for the University of Washington, her J.D. from the University of La Verne College of Law, and her B.S. in Communications from the University of Evansville.
When not being a law librarian she enjoys spending time with her family, baking, reading, and geeking out over all things Joss Whedon (especially Firefly) and Doctor Who.
- " Attitude is Everything: Surveying the perceptions and attitudes of embedded law librarians." (Andrea Alexander) AALL Spectrum 17: (2013): 21.
- "We’re Going to Make You Popular: Popular Collections in the Modern Academic Library." Legal Reference Services Quarterly 32 : (2013): 78.
- "Cliff Jumping: Why the reward is worth the risk." (Katherine Marsh 17(2) 9 (Nov. 2012) .) AALL Spectrum 17:2 (2012): 9.
- "Little Girls Lost: Can the International Community Protect Girl Soldiers?." University of La Verne Law Review 29: (2008): 219-244.