Stefanie Pearlman

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Stefanie Pearlman

Professor of Law Library & Reference Librarian

133 LAW UNL 68583-0902
(402)472-1346 | Email

Education
  • MA, 2003, University of Arizona, School of Information Resources and Library Science
  • JD, 1995, Washington University School of Law
  • BA, Hofstra University

Appointments

  • Professor of Law Library and Reference Librarian, 2012
  • Associate Professor of Law Library and Reference Librarian, 2009
  • Assistant Professor of Law Library and Reference Librarian, 2003

Biography

Professor Pearlman is an professor of law library and reference librarian. Her responsibilities include reference duties and teaching a portion of the legal research component of First Year Legal Research and Writing. Professor Pearlman serves as the faculty advisor to the Nebraska Moot Court Board and the National Animal Advocacy Competition team.

She is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries, the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries, and the American Bar Association.

“An Invitation to Death Row.” LISP/SCCLL/SR Joint Roundtable on Services to Pro Se Patrons and Prisoners, AALL July 2013.

“Getting to Justice.”  Justice Jam, April 11, 2013. University of Nebraska, College of Law.

“Lessons from the Snail Darter.” Moderator. July 23, 2012. American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts.

"Who's Got What? Bridging the Information Gap Between Special Collections, Resources & Services Within MAALL Libraries." Stefanie Pealrman and Brian Striman. October 14, 2010. Mid-American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting.

"Communicating with Patrons: The Best of the Best." Marcia Dority Baker and Stefanie Pearlman. Jully 11, 2010. American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting.

"Twenty Dollars a Day: Marketing Your Library in Challenging Economic Times." Marcia Dority Baker and Stefanie Pearlman. October 17, 2009. MAALL Annual Meeting.

"Librarians, Vendors or Both? Who Should be Teaching Westlaw and LexisNexis to First-year Law Students?" Coordinator and Speaker. July 15, 2007. AALL 100th Annual Meeting and Conference.

"Web Technology: Making it Work for You." Stefanie Pearlman and Sandra Placzek. May 11, 2007. University of Nebraska College of Law and School of Accountancy in cooperation with Nebraska Continuing Legal Education, Inc.

"The Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning Research." Matt Novak and Stefanie Pearlman. May 12, 2006. University of Nebraska College of Law and School of Accountancy in cooperation with Nebraska Continuing Legal Education, Inc.

"Blogs, blawgs, bloggers, and blogging." Stefanie Pearlman and Sandra Placzek. Estate and Business Planning Continuing Education Program, May 13, 2005. University of Nebraska College of Law and School of Accountancy in cooperation with Nebraska Continuing Legal Education, Inc.

"30 Websites in 30 Minutes." Stefanie Pearlman and Sandra Placzek. Omaha Estate Planning Meeting, April 19, 2005. Omaha Estate Planning Council.

"From 0 to 60...In 60 Minutes." Stefanie Pearlman and Sandra Placzek. May 14, 2004. University of Nebraska College of Law and School of Accountancy in cooperation with Nebraska Continuing Legal Education, Inc.

Articles

  • A Bibliography of University of Nebraska College of Law Faculty Scholarship 1892-2013 with Marcia Dority Baker (2014). Lincoln, NE: Schmid Law Library Publications Series in Association with the University of Nebraska Press.
  • “An Invitation to Death Row.” Volume 20, Number 2 SR-SIS Newsletter. Summer 2012.
  • "Animals Confined for Human Benefit: A Legal Research Guide Series." Hein Publishing: Legal Research Guide. Co-author with Melissa Serfass. (2012)
  • "Animal Welfare." Chapter prepared for National Survey of State Laws, 6th edition by Richard Leiter. (2008, rev'd for 7th ed. 2014).
  • Tweet Treats: How One Law Library uses Twitter to Educate and Connect with Patrons." 14:3 AALL Spectrum 19 (December 2009) with Marcia Dority Baker.