Mark Kloempken

Lecturer in Law; Public Services/Reference Librarian 


J.D. 1982, John Marshall Law School
M.L.S. 1976, Rosary College
B.A. 1973, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Phone / Email

Phone: (314) 935-7124
Email: kloempkm@wustl.edu 


Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 453

Courses Taught

Legal Research Methodologies [more


Public Services Librarian Mark Kloempken is responsible for overseeing the Law Library’s closed reserve and circulation systems, maintaining the library collection and reshelving of materials, plus the filing of loose-leaf services and pocket parts. In addition to supervising a large staff, which includes full-time professionals and part-time student assistants, Kloempken also provides reference assistance to faculty, students and other patrons of the Law Library. A member of the Illinois Bar, he is a Lecturer in Law, teaching first-year law students legal research methodologies. Besides his library and teaching duties, Kloempken is the co-author of an index of congressional hearings published by William S. Hein & Co. and has made presentations about violence in the workplace. Prior to joining the law school, he worked as the Law Librarian at the State of Illinois Attorney General's Law Library and for Cook County Law Library handling circulation, reference, and government documents.


  • Admitted to Illinois Bar in 1982, inactive
  • American Association of Law Libraries
  • Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL)
  • Southwestern Association of Law Libraries

Research Guides 

"Updating Federal Regulations via GOPs Federal Digtial System" (2012) [PDF or PowerPoint]
"Are you Seeking Docket Information on a Specific Case?" (2012) [PDF or PowerPoint 

Mark Kloempken & Tove Klovning, LibGuides 2014 to current: