John  Joergensen

John Joergensen

Director of the Law Library

Contact Information

Law Office: 326
V: (856) 225-6182
F: (856) 225-6488
jjoerg@camden.rutgers.edu


Courses Recently Taught

  • Advanced Legal Research

Biography

Mr. Joergensen received B.A. and M.A. degrees from Fordham University, J.D. from Temple University, and M.S. (LIS)from Drexel University. While at Temple, Mr. Joergensen was a member of the Moot Court Board and an editor for the Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review. Prior to coming to Rutgers, he practiced law in Philadelphia, PA.

Mr. Joergensen is publisher of the New Jersey Courtweb Project, publishing the decisions of the N.J. state appellate courts, Tax court, Administrative law decisions, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey decisions, and the N.J. Supreme Court’s Ethics opinions on the Internet.


Professional Activities


  • Member AALL Citations Formats Committee (1999-2003).

  • Chair, AALL Citation Formats Committee (2002-2003).

  • Co-Chair, LegalXML Citations Workgroup (2000-2002).

  • Advisor, New Jersey State Bar Association Online Legal Research Committee.


Memberships

  • American Library Association

  • American Association of Law Libraries

  • Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bar

Publications

Blog:  : The Hacked Librarian

Articles:

"Authentication of Digital Repositories" Blog post at Cornell VoxPopuLII, May, 2009.

"The New Jersey Courts Publishing Project of the Rutgers-Camden Law Library," 41 Law Library Journal 673 (2002).

"Second Tier Law Reviews, Lexis, and Westlaw: A Pattern of Increasing Use," 21 Legal Reference Services Quarterly 43(2002).

"Are Non-Profit Internet Publishers the Future of Legal Information?", 19 Legal Reference Services Quarterly 33. (reprinted in The Political Economy of Legal Information: The New Landscape, Samuel Trosow, ed. Haworth Press, 1999.

Other Articles:

"A Defense of Publishing Legal Material on the Internet," Law Library Resource Xchange, http://www.llrx.com/features/lglpub.htm (Jan. 15, 1999).


Conferences and Presentations:

"Production issues in Digital Libraries" 2005 CALI (Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) conference, Chicago, Ill., June 2005 (co-presented with Eric Gilson).

"Cats and Dogs Living Together (make that Librarians and IT)" 2005 CALI (Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) conference, Chicago, Ill., June 2005 (co-presented with Thomas Ryan(Rutgers – Camden), Kenneth Hirsch (Duke), Philip Bohl (Pepperdine), and Katherine Kerr (Pepperdine).

"Document Delivery Formats for the Web and Legal Digital Collections" 2004 CALI (Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) conference, University of Washington School of Law, June 2004. Presented with Kevin Reiss, Digital Collections Librarian, Rutgers – Newark Law School.

"Privacy and Your Law School Website" 2003 CALI (Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) conference, Duke University School of Law, Durham, NC, June 2003.

"Internet Publishing For Law Schools," 2002 ABA Associate Deans� Conference, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, June 14, 2002.

"Publishing Court Decisions on the Internet: Still Worth Doing?" 2002 CALI (Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) conference, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Ill., June, 2002.

"When Referential Integrity Goes Bad: A Prequel to SQL" Presented at the 2001 CALI conference, Suffolk University School of Law, Boston MA, June, 2001.

"Digital Libraries and Archives: Strategies for Success" Presented at the 2000 CALI conference, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Ill. June, 2000.

"Effective Strategies for Electronic Publishing" Presented at the 1998 CALI conference, Chicago-Kent College of Law, May, 1998.

Presenter, N.J.I.C.L.E. seminar: "A Lawyer�s Guide for Forensic Investigations" Presented on Nov. 8, 11, 15, 1997.


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