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Library Director and James and Mary Lassiter Associate Professor of Law

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James M. Donovan joined the University of Kentucky College of Law as Director of the Law Library in December 2010. Dr. Donovan received his law degree from Loyola New Orleans School of Law. Additionally, he holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Tulane University, masters degrees in philosophy and library science from Louisiana State University, and a bachelors degree in Greek and Latin from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

He comes to UK Law from the University of Georgia School of Law where he was the Faculty and Access Services Librarian. Prior to that, he served Access Services Librarian at Tulane University School of Law. Professor Donovan’s most recent research includes a book entitled Legal Anthropology: An Introduction (Alta Mira Press, 2008) and an article entitled Libraries as Doppelgängers: A Meditation on Collection Development, 34 Southeastern Law Librarian (2009).

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