Penn Law is one of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished law schools. The School offers a unique approach, incorporating cross-disciplinary legal education and a distinctly collaborative environment to enrich student learning and scholarly depth and breadth. The resulting intellectual opportunities and renowned internal culture of collegiality bridge traditional boundaries and disciplines, making Penn Law an extraordinarily supportive academic community for its scholars and students alike.
The Associate Dean and Director of the Biddle Law Library is the principal architect of the Library’s engagement within and throughout this rich scholarly learning community. The Associate Dean and Director serves as the Biddle Law Library’s chief administrative officer, ensuring broad and deep support of the research, educational, and information needs of the faculty, students, and staff at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Penn Law has a full-time faculty of 65, approximately 750 JD students, 115 LLM students, SJD candidates, and a growing number of students in the Master in Law program. The library staff includes 14 professional librarians (including the director), 14 support staff members, the library’s business administrator, and an empirical research fellow. The library has a very strong collection that strategically blends digital and print materials.
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About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.