Instruction and Faculty Services Librarian
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University of Georgia School of Law
Alexander Campbell King Law Library
Law Library 260A
Athens, GA 30602
United States

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

Courses

Legal Research
Advanced Legal Research
Legal Information Literacy

Biographical Information

Savanna Nolan joined the University of Georgia Alexander Campbell King Law Library as its instruction and faculty services librarian in July 2020. In this position, she promotes and coordinates research service for the faculty and also teaches legal research courses.

Nolan eagerly to returned to UGA, where she earned her J.D. After graduation, she moved to Washington, D.C., to earn her Master of Science in Library and Information Science and begin her professional career in libraries. In the nation's capital, she worked at the Library of Congress, Catholic University's DuFour Law Library, the University of Baltimore Law Library and the E.B. Williams Law Library at Georgetown University.

Nolan earned her B.A. from the University of Southern California, her J.D. from UGA and her M.S.L.I.S. from the Catholic University of America.

She is an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries and the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. She also serves as the member at large for the Professional Engagement, Growth, and Advancement Special Interest Section of AALL. Most recently, she has been appointed to AALL's Economic Status of Law Librarians Committee. 

Publications & Activities

BOOK CHAPTERS 

Constitution: In General, in Sexual Orientation, Gender Identities, and the Law: A Research Bibliography 2006-2016 (Dana Neacsu & David Holt eds., 2018)(with Andrew Lang).

Maryland, in Negligence Purpose, Elements, and Evidence: The Role of Foreseeability in the Law of Fifty States (Balloon Press, 2018).

West Virginia, in Negligence Purpose, Elements, and Evidence: The Role of Foreseeability in the Law of Fifty States (Balloon Press, 2018).

ARTICLES

Writing Winning Personal Statements for Scholarship Applications, AALL Spectrum, Mar./Apr. 2021, at 32.

Inside Baseball: Justice Blackmun and the Summer of ’72, The Green Bag Almanac & Reader 351 (Ross E. Davies & Cattleya Concepcion, eds., 2020).

PRESENTATIONS

Live Demo #2: Dungeons, Dragons, and Legal Research Andragogy (May 13, 2022) (Teaching the Teachers, Portland OR).

Managing Difficult Conversations in the Classroom (May 12, 2022) (Teaching the Teachers, Portland OR).

OER and You: Tools, Tips, Tricks, and Implementation Ideas (April 14, 2022) (SEAALL Annual Meeting 2022).

Beyond Scholarship: Innovative Institutional Repository Collections (July 2021) (On-demand session with live Q&A, AALL Annual Meeting 2021).

Breaking Through Public Speaking Fears (Even After Failure!) (June 16, 2021) (AALL webinar, invited).

Automation Using Metadata Filters & Leveraging Research Assistants (June 7, 2021) (workshop, AALL Law Repositories Caucus 2021 Sandbox Series 1).

The Heirloom Repository: Exploring the Digital Collection from UGA Law Library (Apr. 29, 2021) (panel, 2021 Southern Miss. Institutional Repository Conference).

Breaking Through Public Speaking Fears (Even After Failure!) (Mar. 19, 2021) (panel and workshop I proposed and coordinated, Southeastern Association of Law Libraries Annual Conference 2021).

The Administrative State: Finding the Regulations that Run Everything (Feb. 17, 2021) (moderator, AALL Webinar)