Anne Mostad-Jensen Receives Grant and Published Article in Law Library Journal


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The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), awarded Anne Mostad-Jensen a competitive grant, which will help pay for her attendance at the annual AALL conference in July 2017. The grant, for $1000, was offered through an AALL sub-group called Academic Law Libraries – Special Interest Section (ALL-SIS), and the winning applicant was required to be an ALL-SIS member who had shown demonstrated service to the group. Among the many service activities that Mostad-Jensen engages in, she is an active member of ALL-SIS, she serves on its Faculty Services Committee and was also recently named to its Legal Research and Sourcebook Committee.

Mostad-Jensen also recently published an article she co-authored with Ning Han and Liying Yu. Their article titled Legal Research Instruction and Law Librarianship in China: An updated View of Current Practices and a Comparison with the U.S. Legal Education System appears in the Winter 2017 edition of the AALL Law Library Journal. The article follows up on Liying Yu’s 2008 survey exploring the state of legal research instruction in Chinese law schools. the updated survey revisits the state of legal research instruction in China, explores several suspects not previously addressed, and discusses broader issues relevant to the law librarianship in China such as management models, funding, staffing, and law librarian faculty status.

Since July 2015, Mostad-Jensen has worked as Head of Faculty Services at the University of North Dakota School of Law Thormodsgard Law Library. She received her JD from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2013, and a Master of Library & Information Science from the College of St. Catherine in 2008.