Assoc. Dean Courtney Selby, Reference Librarian Patricia Kasting Speak at Digital Commons Event

Graphic of the name of the Mid-Atlantic Digital Commons User Group

Courtney Selby, associate dean for information services, director of the law library and professor of law, and Patricia A. Kasting, reference librarian, presented at the Mid-Atlantic Digital Commons User Group (MADCUG) meeting, which took place on July 27 at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in Manhattan.

The event is an interdisciplinary meeting of professional librarians in the mid-Atlantic region using the Digital Commons institutional repository platform. In their session, “Extending the Print Edition: Using Digital Commons to Supplement Faculty Scholarship,” Associate Dean Selby and Ms. Kasting presented on their work in expanding the reach of the new book Making Habeas Work: A Legal History (NYU Press 2018) by Eric M. Freedman, the Siggi B. Wilzig Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Rights, by creating a unique digital platform to host copies of primary source materials cited in the book.

View the full description of Associate Dean Selby and Ms. Kasting’s session, which includes a link to download their PowerPoint presentation, or more information about the MADCUG meeting on the website of the Lillian & Rebecca Chutick Scholarly Repository and Institutional Archives at Cardozo School of Law.

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