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Virginia Kelsh

Professor Emerita and Director Emerita of the Dorraine Zief Law Library

Professor Emerita Virginia Kelsh served the USF School of Law as law librarian from 1983 to 2005. She envisioned, programmed, and served as the law school's project manager for the construction of the Dorraine Zief Law Library. She was instrumental in introducing a technology infrastructure into both the USF law library and the law school and chaired the law school’s technology advisory group between 1997 and 2000. Kelsh co-taught one of the first ADR courses at USF with Professor Emeritus C. Delos Putz. She also taught International Art Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritage in the summer abroad programs. She served as president of the Northern California Association of Law Libraries (1989–1990) and was an active member of, and presenter for, the American Association of Law Libraries. In 2006, Kelsh won the AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers in the Open Division competition. 

Education
  • BA, Marylhurst College
  • MSLS, Catholic University of America
  • JD, Lewis & Clark
Prior Experience
  • Head of Circulation, Williamette University
  • Reference/Administration, Lewis & Clark Law School
  • Acting Law Librarian, Lewis & Clark Law School
  • Librarian and Associate Professor, University of Bridgeport School of Law
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    Books
      Law Review and Journal Articles
        Book Contributions
          Opinion Pieces and Blog Posts
            Other Publications
              Briefs
                Court Citation of Research
                  Presentations
                    Testimony and Hearings
                      Written Testimony and Commentary
                        Advisor or Consultant
                          Counsel
                            Symposia Organization
                              Professional Membership
                                Fellowships
                                  Other Service