Adelman, Elizabeth

portrait of Adelman.

Vice Dean for Legal Information Services; Director of the Charles B. Sears Law Library

Research Focus: Legal Research; Academic Law Libraries

Links: Curriculum Vitae

CONTACT INFORMATION

205 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
716-645-2089
eadelman@buffalo.edu

Biography Publications

Books

Elizabeth G. Adelman, Courtney L. Selby, Brian T. Detweiler, and Kathleen Darvil, New York Legal Research, 4th ed., Carolina Academic Press (2020).

Elizabeth G. Adelman, Theodora Belniak, Courtney L. Selby, and Brian T. Detweiler, New York Legal Research, 3d ed., Carolina Academic Press (2015).

Elizabeth G. Adelman, Theodora Belniak, and Suzanne E. Rowe, New York Legal Research, 2d ed., Carolina Academic Press (2012).

Elizabeth G. Adelman & Suzanne E. Rowe, New York Legal Research, Carolina Academic Press (2008).

Nancy P. Johnson, Elizabeth G. Adelman, and Nancy J. Adams, Georgia Legal Research, Carolina Academic Press (2007).

Journal Articles

Elizabeth G. Adelman, Karen Shephard, Richard Patti, and Robert M. Adelman, Academic Law Library Director Status Since the Great Recession: Strengthened, Maintained, or Degraded? 112 Law Libr. J. 117 (2020).

Elizabeth G. Adelman, CALI Lessons in Legal Research Courses: Alternatives to Reading About Research, 15 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing 25 (Fall 2006).

Nancy P. Johnson, Nancy J. Adams, and Elizabeth G. Adelman, Researching Georgia Law, 22 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 381 (2006).

Elizabeth G. Adelman, The Librarian’s Taboo: Negotiating Salaries, 9 AALL Spectrum 18 (September/October 2004).

Elizabeth G. Adelman, Video Surveillance in Nursing Homes, 12 Alb. L.J. Sci. & Tech. 821 (2002).

Elizabeth G. Adelman, Data Wars: How Superseding Forsham v. Harris Impacts the Federal Grant Award Process, 21 J. Nat’l Ass’n Admin. L. Judges 105 (2001).

Contributions to Books

Elizabeth G. Adelman, Centralization of the Academic Law Library: Is It Right For Your Institution?, in Academic law Libraries Within the Changing Landscape of Legal Education: A Primer for Deans and Provosts, at 189 (Michelle M. Wu et al, eds., 2020).

Elizabeth G. Adelman, The Three Percent: Common Issues in Nonautonomous LawSchool Libraries, in Academic Law Library Director Perspectives: Case Studies and Insights, at 53 (Michelle M. Wu ed., 2015).

Databases

Elizabeth G. Adelman, Andrew Kloc, Jeannine Lee, Betsy Vipperman, and David Voisinet, NYCRR Digital Archive (http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/nycrr/).

AWARD: Selected among 2015 New York Library Association/Government Information Roundtable’s Notable New York Documents.

MEDIA COVERAGE: Michael Petro, Law Librarians Come Through to Archive NY’s Regulatory History, 87 Buff. L. J, November 16, 2015, at 1.

Electronic Publications

Elizabeth G. Adelman & Kristina L. Niedringhaus, Legal Ethics Research, Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Lesson (http://www.cali.org), April 2006. Lesson updated July 2012.

Elizabeth G. Adelman, Nancy P. Johnson, Nancy J. Adams, and Terrance K. Manion, Georgia Legal Research – Primary Source Material, Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Lesson (http://www.cali.org), April 2005.

Kristina L. Niedringhaus & Elizabeth G. Adelman, Mastering Looseleaf Publications, Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Lesson (http://www.cali.org), April 2004.    This lesson was retired in 2014 due to outdated subject matter.     

Elizabeth G. Adelman & Kristina L. Niedringhaus, Forms of Federal Statutory Publication, Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Lesson (http://www.cali.org), April 2003.

Reviews

Elizabeth Adelman, What Don’t You Know and How Will You Learn It?, JOTWELL (February 19, 2018) reviewing Susan Nevelow Mart, The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal [Re]Search, available at https://lex.jotwell.com/dont-know-will-learn/.

Elizabeth Adelman, Toward a Universal Understanding of the Value of Legal Research Education, JOTWELL (February 7, 2017) reviewing Caroline Osborne, The State of Legal Research Education: A Survey of First-Year Legal Research Programs, or Why Johnny and Jane Cannot Research, available at http://lex.jotwell.com/toward-a-universal-understanding-of-the-value-of-legal-research-education/.

Elizabeth Adelman, The Open Access Advantage in Legal Education’s Age of Assessment, JOTWELL (January 27, 2015) reviewing James M. Donovan, Carol A. Watson & Caroline Osborne, The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews (October 7, 2014), available at http://lex.jotwell.com/the-open-access-advantage-in-legal-educations-age-of-assessment/.