Aaron S. Kirschenfeld

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Digital Initiatives Law Librarian

Work
(919) 962-2561
Office
3035 Van Hecke-Wettach Hall

Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Research

Biography

Aaron Kirschenfeld joined the Carolina Law faculty in 2016 and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and as the Digital Initiatives Librarian at the Kathrine R. Everett Law Library. His teaching and research interests include legal research and legal bibliography, with a focus on the assessment of legal information tools and platforms. Kirschenfeld is the author of articles on legal research and law librarianship, and his work has appeared in Law Library Journal and The Green Bag 2d. He is a co-author of Principles of Legal Research (3d, forthcoming 2020).

Kirschenfeld attended Carolina Law and the UNC School of Information and Library Science.

Education

  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2015)
  • M.S., Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2015)
  • A.B., History, Duke University (2007)

Selected Publications

Green Bag Cataloging Trivia, 21 GREEN BAG 2d 215 (2018).
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Improving Access to Notes and Comments in Digital Collections, ALL-SIS NEWSL., Winter 2018 at 8.
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Book Review (of M. Lembke & M. Beck, CATALOGING LEGAL LITERATURE, 4th ed.), in KEEPING UP WITH NEW LEGAL TITLES, 109 LAW LIBR. J. 693 (2017).
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Yellow Flag Fever: Describing Negative Legal Precedent in Citators, 108 LAW LIBR. J. 77 (2016).
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