An Oral History of Law Librarianship: Alfred J. Coco

Oral Histories, Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf Kaylyn Zurawski

A new installment of video interviews are available each month in An Oral History of Law Librarianship in Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf in HeinOnline. The videos contain interviews of active and retired law librarians and others related to the profession. This series showcases individuals in the profession as they discuss and reflect on their experiences.

These videos are now being made available to you via our HeinOnline YouTube Channel. Each week, here on our blog, we will be featuring one video highlighting an active or retired law librarian. Be sure to check back each week for a new feature!

Today we’re featuring:

Alfred J. Coco

Alfred J. Coco is a Professor of Law Emeritus and Retired Law Library Director from the University of Denver in Denver, CO. He received his Bachelor’s from the University at Texas at Austin, his J.D. from St. Mary’s University of San Antonio, and his M.L.L. from the University of Washington. Coco has previously worked in private practice, as a Librarian and a professor. He has held many prominent positions throughout his career including, President of the Southwestern Association of Law Libraries, AALL Vice President, and the AALL President. Coco has also received the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award and was an Inaugural Class Inductee into the AALL Hall of Fame in 2010. Check out his full video below!

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