Sally H. Wise

Professor of Law & Director, Law Library

J.D. 1976, Seattle University School of Law
Master of Law Librarianship 1977, University of Washington
B.A. 1972, Lake Forest College

Phone: 305-284-2755
Office: G171

Director of the Law Library and professor of law, Wise earned a B.A. from Lake Forest College in 1972 (with honors in senior thesis), a Master of Law Librarianship from the University of Washington in 1977, and a J.D. with distinction from Seattle University (formerly the University of Puget Sound) in 1976.

From 1977 to 1981, she was the assistant/associate law librarian at the University of Puget Sound School of Law. Between 1981-1985, she was the assistant librarian for public services and then the associate director of the Underwood Law Library at Southern Methodist University.

Before joining the faculty in 2000, she was the director of the Schmid Law Library and professor of law at the University of Nebraska College of Law. She has been president of a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), chair of the Constitution and Bylaws Committee of AALL, chair of the Academic Law Libraries - Special Interest Section of AALL and chair of the Law Libraries section of the Association of American Law Schools.

She is a member of the Executive Board of AALL and the Executive Board of CALI, Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction. She has been a grant reviewer for the Institute of Museum and Library Services and was a Co-PI with Professor Stephen Urice on a grant from the Mellon Foundation that involved planning for and initial development of CHILI (Cultural Heritage International Law Index), an online index.

Professor Wise teaches Legal Research Techniques and International & Foreign Law Legal Research and has written and spoken on issues in the field of law librarianships and legal research.

 

 Publications

Hitting the Mark? AALL Legal Research Competencies: From Classroom to Practice, with Gail Partin, 20 (Mar./Apr.) AALL Spectrum 13 (2016).

Library Director as Educator, Academic Law Library Director Perspectives: Case Studies and Insights, with Michele Wu, 309 (2015).

Creating a Legal Research Audit: Assessing Competency, with Mary Jenkins, Gail Partin, 2015 (Feb.) PD Quarterly 45 (2015).

Technology in the Practice of Law in the Future, 2000 (Mar.) Neb. Law. 17 (2000).

Internet Resources for Estate & Business Planning , with Beth Smith, Estate and Business Planning Seminar University of Nebraska College of Law and School of Accountancy and NCLE, Inc. (1999).

Internet Immigration Resources, Immigration Law for the General Practitioner (1998).

Nebraska State Documents Bibliography, with Mitchell Fontenot, Brian Striman, Government Documents Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (1998).

What Software Are You Using: Institute Survey Reveals Those Commonly Used by Nebraska Lawyers, 1998 (Nov.) Neb. Law. 20 (1998).

Legal Research and the Internet, Nebraska School Law Seminar (1998).

Complying with the ADA: Law Library Services and Facilities (1997).

Bankruptcy Resources, Nebraska "How To" Practice Manual (1997).

Nebraska Institute for Technology in the Practice of Law, with Beth Smith, 1997 (Aug.) Neb. Law. 24 (1997).

Electronic Lists Provide Valuable Tool for Lawyers, 1996 (Nov./Dec.) St. B.: Newsl. Neb. B. 9 (1996).

College of Law and Schmid Law Library Take to the Web, 1996 (Oct.) St. B.: Newsl. Neb. B. 11 (1996).

Law on the Web, 1996 (Aug.) St. B.: Newsl. Neb. B. 7 (1996).

Find U.S. Court of Appeals Opinions on Internet, 1996 (Mar.) St. B.: Newsl. Neb. B. 7 (1996).

Legal Reference, STAR Reference Manual: Nebraska Statewide Training for Accurate Reference (1994).

Intellectual Freedom and the Academic Library, Summer NLAQ - Nebraska Library Association Quarterly 35-37 (1993).

Managing Library Resources Without a Librarian, From Yellow Pads to Computers: Transforming Your Law Practice with a Computer, with Kathryn Braeman, Fran Shellenberger, 161 (1991).

Legal Research Tools for the Nebraska Practitioner: An Annotated Bibliography, with Patricia Cervenka, Nebraska L. Rev. 519 (1991).

Current Literature on Aerospace Law, with Kay Andrus, 55 J. Air L. & Com. 1219 (1990).

Current Literature on Aerospace Law, with Kay Andrus, 54 J. Air L. & Com. 673 (1988).

Courts and Court Reports , A Reference Guide to Texas Law and Legal History: Sources and Documentation, with Karl Gruben, James Hambleton, 27 (1987).

Managing Library Resources Without a Librarian, From Yellow Pads to Computers: Transforming Your Law Practice with a Computer, with Kathryn Braeman, Fran Shellenberger, 133 (1987).

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law, 7 Legal Reference Services Q. 313 (1987).

Current Literature on Aerospace Law, with Kay Andrus, 53 J. Air L. & Com. 601 (1987).

Legal Materials, June NE Association of Legal Assistants (1987).

Current Literature on Aerospace Law, with Kay Andrus, 52 J. Air L. & Com. 305 (1986).

Current Literature on Aerospace Law, with Kay Andrus, 51 J. Air L. & Com. 273 (1985).

Current Literature on Aerospace Law, with Kay Andrus, 49 J. Air L. & Com. 1063 (1984).

Current Literature on Aerospace Law, with Kay Andrus, 48 J. Air L. & Com. 461 (1983).

Published Writings of A.J. Thomas, Jr., with Kay Andrus, J. Air L. & Com. 231 (1983).

Creative Research in Law Libraries, Federal Tax Law American Association of Law Libraries (1983).

Current Literature on Aerospace Law, with Kay Andrus, 47 J. Air L. & Com. 823 (1982).

Fundamentals of Legal Reserach, with , Tex. B. J. 803 (1982).

Legislative Histories - State and Federal, Modern Legal Research: Analysis and Information Resources, with C. Bolton, (1979).

Phone: 305-284-2755
Office: G171

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