An Oral History of Law Librarianship: Sheri H. Lewis

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:

Sheri H. Lewis

Sheri H. Lewis is currently the Director of the D’Angelo Law Library at the University of Chicago in Chicago, IL. She received her B.A. from Northwestern University and is a graduate of New York University School of Law. After graduating from Law School, Lewis served as a clerk to the Hon. Robert L. Miller Jr., Northern District of Indiana, and then practiced with the firm of Lord, Bissell and Brook in Chicago. She became the director of the D’Angelo Law Library in 2013. Previously she served for 12 years as an Associate Law Librarian for Public Services. Lewis is also a member of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the Chicago Association of Law Libraries (CALL). Check out her full video below!

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