Tomorrow's Law Libraries: Academic Law Librarians Forging the Way to the Future in the New World of Legal Education

Jessie Wallace Burchfield, University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law


Traditionally, the value of an academic law library was measured largely by its physical collection. This article considers the future of law libraries in light of two "drivers of change" identified by lawyer and futurist Richard Susskind: the "more-for-less" challenge and information technology.