Associate Director of the Law Library
Caroline Young
Newark Campus
161
S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-3151

Caroline Young is the associate director for public service, supervises public services and access services for faculty, students and the public at the law library. She teaches advanced legal research and oversees the library’s catalog software and related technologies. She is active with the American Association of Law Librarians and the New Jersey Law Librarians Association.

  • Biography
  • Publications
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Biography

Caroline Young oversees the provision of all reference services at Rutgers Law Library serving the faculty, students and general public by supervising Public Services and Access Services.  She teaches Advanced Legal Research as well as oversees the library’s catalog software and related technologies.  Before coming to Rutgers, Caroline worked at a legal research company and was a reference librarian at the New York University School of Medicine. She is active with the American Association of Law Librarians (AALL) and the New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA).   She is the Immediate Past-Chair of the Computer Service Special Interest Section, one of the largest sections of AALL.  Her research interests include medico-legal research, library systems and the preservation of legal materials.

Publications

JULIUS J. MARKE, RICHARD SLOANE, LINDA RYAN, AND CAROLINE YOUNG, LEGAL RESEARCH AND LAW LIBRARY MANAGEMENT (Law Journal Press, LLC, Releases 19, 20, 22, 23 2016-17).

Caroline Young, Trends in Library Systems: Improved Workflow Processes, Greater Collaboration and Unbounded Openness, 32 LEGAL REFERENCE SERVICES QUARTERLY 307 (2013).

Caroline Young, Oh My Blawg! Who is Going to Save the Legal Blogs?, 105 LAW LIBRARY JOURNAL 493 (2013).

Caroline Young, Program Report, What’s in a Name: CORE and I-2, New Standards to Improve Efficiency in the Electronic Environment, 36 TECHNICAL SERVICES LAW LIBRARIAN 42 (2010).

Caroline Young, Medico-Legal Research Using Evidence Based Medicine, 102 LAW LIBRARY JOURNAL 449 (2010).

Bardyn, Caroline Young, and Lynn Lombardi, How We Surveyed Doctors to Learn What They Want from Computers and Technology, 28 COMPUTERS IN LIBRARIES 6 (2008).

Tania Bardyn and Caroline Young, Migration to an Electronic Journal Collection in a Hospital Library: Implications for Reference Service, 26 MEDICAL REFERENCE SERVICES QUARTERLY 27 (2007).

Expertise
  • Legal Research