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Aris Woodham

Director of Educational Technology, School of Law; Lecturer in Law

As a member of the law school library’s teaching team, Aris Woodham provides legal research and reference service and training to faculty, students and other patrons of the Law Library. In her capacity as a Lecturer in Law, she teaches basic legal research methodologies to  first-year law students and has taught advanced legal research to upper-level law students.  She also serves on a variety of committees charged with technology management, including the University Steering Committee for the LMS transition to Canvas, and the University Libraries taskforce on the institutional digital repository.  In addition to her teaching, library, and administrative duties, she has written articles about developing digital collections for law libraries as well as made presentations at conferences on: tax research on the Internet; technical aspects of digital serials; and legal research resources on the web. Before joining the law school, she worked and taught at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School, Drake University Law School, and Creighton University School of Law. She also worked for Sleeper, Johnston, Helm and Fontaine, a Waco, Texas law firm, and as a Hearings Examiner for the Texas Employment Commission in Austin, Texas. She is a member of the Texas Bar (inactive status).

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  • Education
    • J.D., Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • M.L.I.S., Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Texas at Austin
    • B.S., Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Courses
    • Advanced Legal Research
    • Legal Research Methodologies
  • Areas of Expertise
    • Legal Research Methodologies
    • Digital Legal Resources
    • Web Design
    • Web Site Management
  • Activity and Affiliations
    • Texas State Bar Association, since 1988 (inactive status, since 1992)
    • American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
    • Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL)
    • Conference for Law School Computing Professionals (CALI)
    • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, since 1988