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Zief Library Contact Info

Mailing Address:

University of San Francisco School of Law
Dorraine Zief Law Library
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Phone and Fax Numbers:

  • Hours Information: 415-422-6678
  • Circulation Desk: 415-422-6679
  • Research Center Desk: 415-422-6773
  • Fax Number: 415-422-2345

Physical Address:


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Administrative Staff 

Ronald Wheeler

Director of the Law Library and Associate Professor of Law
Directs and supervises library operations and personnel. Responsible for library policies, procedures, collection development, and budget.
415-422-2251
rewheeler@usfca.edu

Georgiane Bishop

Administrative Assistant
Handles a variety of administrative matters, including ordering supplies, preparing correspondence, and tracking the library budget and other statistics. Coordinates maintenance and repairs of library facilities and equipment, including photocopy machines.
415-422-2247
bishop@usfca.edu

Research Services Staff 

Lee Ryan

JD, MLIS, Senior Research Librarian
Provides research assistance and is available to answer questions about research strategy, locating and using library materials, formulating online searches, and finding elusive information. Also helps conduct legal research training, and has taught Legal Research & Writing, California Legal Research, and Advanced Legal Research.
415-422-2253
ryanl@usfca.edu

John Shafer

JD, MLIS, Research Librarian
Provides a full range of research assistance and participates in legal research training. Teaches California Legal Research.
415-422-2240
shaferj@usfca.edu


Amy J. Wright

JD, MLIS, Research Librarian
Manages the library's online resources, including Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, the law school's SSRN and bepress research paper series, and online research training programs. Teaches Advanced Legal Research. Participates in the library's legal research instructional activities and oversees faculty research support.
415-422-5112
ajwright@usfca.edu

Suzanne Mawhinney

JD, MLIS, Research Librarian
Provides research services, legal research instruction, and faculty research support. Manages the library’s student research assistants program, which provides research support to faculty. Liaison to the law school’s advocacy and externship programs and clinics.
415-422-2252
skmawhinney@usfca.edu

Access and Technical Services Staff 

Shannon Burchard

Head of Technical and Access Services
Supervises cataloging, serials, acquisitions, binding, preservation, and the coordination of information technology to ensure that the library has the information resources that the law school needs, and that they are organized so that users may easily retrieve them.
415-422-2249
burchards@usfca.edu

Donna Williams

Donna Williams

Access and Research Services Librarian
Manages all circulation staff and activities, including inter-library loan, scheduling and supervision of student workers, looseleaf filing, and the course reserve system. Also participates in providing research services, legal research instruction, and faculty research support.
415-422-2243
dswilliams@usfca.edu


Adelina (Ellen) Trice

BA, MA, Ed.D., Library Assistant for Circulation
Assists with management of Circulation functions, including course reserves and hiring and scheduling of student assistants. She also provides directional reference assistance.
415-422-2242
trice@usfca.edu

Troy Cook

Library Assistant for Circulation
Handles inter-library loans as well as book returns, fines, overdues, and holds. Performs group study room scheduling, searching for missing collection materials, tracking/reporting of library population counts, and other Circulation functions. Assists in supervising student staff at the Circulation Desk.
415-422-5120
dtcook@usfca.edu

Remy Kauffmann

Library Assistant for Serials and Accounting
Checks in all serials, receives all books and periodicals, maintains the library accounts, processes invoices, and contacts publishers when there are problems with orders, receipts, or payments.
415-422-2244
kauffmanr@usfca.edu

Justin Villa

Library Assistant for Acquisitions
Monitors and replaces missing books, journals and supplements, prepares journals and periodicals for binding, searches new acquisitions recommended for the collection, supervises processing of new materials, prepares a monthly list of recent acquisitions, and provides troubleshooting assistance on the automated library system.
415-422-2245
jkvilla@usfca.edu

Kathryn Simmonds
 
Library Assistant for Collection Maintenance,
Manages looseleaf filing, processes materials for shelving, maintains stacks, and supervises student technical services workers.  Assists with circulation desk staffing.
415-422-2246
ksimmonds@usfca.edu