Geraldine Kalim

Student Services Librarian

M.S.L.I.S., J.D., The Catholic University of America
B.A., University of Georgia

Courses: 

Advanced Legal Research

Biographical Information: 

Geraldine Kalim joined the University of Georgia School of Law in November 2019 as the Alexander Campbell King Law Library’s Student Services Librarian.

Kalim is responsible for the development and implementation of library activities and programs for law students which are designed to enhance learning. She serves as the primary liaison between the law library and the student body, teaches legal research, provides reference service and coordinates information instruction opportunities such as class presentations, library tours and continuing legal education seminars.

She came to UGA after serving as the reference and faculty services librarian at the George Mason University Law School. Prior to becoming a law librarian, Kalim worked in federal government affairs in firm, corporate and municipal settings. She previously served as a senior editor and deputy research director at StateScape and as a legislative advisor in the New York City Mayor’s Office of Federal Affairs. During her academic career, she completed legal internships with the U.S. Department of Justice, the Virginia Public Defender and the CUA Innocence Project Clinic.

After receiving her bachelor’s degree in political science from UGA, during which she completed a semester abroad at the University of Oxford, Kalim earned her Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America, where she served on the CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Policy and graduated with a pro bono certificate of highest honors. While working at the George Mason University Law Library, she earned her Master of Science in Library and Information Science from The Catholic University of America.

Kalim is a member of the Georgia Library Association, the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries and serves on the Government Relations Committee for the American Association of Law Libraries.