Zief Library Contact Information

Mailing Address:

University of San Francisco School of Law
Dorraine Zief Law Library
2130 Fulton Street (between Shrader and Cole)
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Phone and Fax Numbers:

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

Physical Address:

2101 Fulton Street (between Shrader and Cole)
San Francisco, CA  94117-1080
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wrightaAmy J. Wright 
Director of the Law Library and Assistant Professor of Law

JD, MLIS
Directs and supervises library operations and personnel. Responsible for library policies, procedures, collection development, and budget.  Represents the law library on law school committees and with external constituencies. Teaches Advanced Legal Research.
415-422-5112
ajwright@usfca.edu

Research Services Staff

John ShaferJohn Shafer  JD, MLIS, Research Librarian & Assistant Professor of Law
Provides a full range of research assistance and participates in legal research training. Teaches Taxation Research, Advanced Legal Research, and Advanced California Legal Research.
415-422-2240
shaferj@usfca.edu

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Suzanne Mawhinney  JD, MLIS, Research Librarian & Assistant Professor of Law
Provides research services, legal research instruction, and faculty research support. Liaison to the law school’s advocacy and externship programs and clinics.  Serves as the library's liaison to Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law campus representatives and oversees Westlaw and Lexis Academic accounts.  Teaches Taxation Research and Advanced California Legal Research.
415-422-2252
skmawhinney@usfca.edu

April HamApril Ham JD, Research Librarian & Assistant Professor of Law
Provides research services, legal research instruction, and faculty research support. Manages the library’s student research assistants program, which provides research support to faculty. Teaches Taxation Research and Advanced Legal Research.
415-422-4727
ahham@usfca.edu

Access and Technical Services Staff 

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Shannon Burchard
MLIS, Head of Collection Services
Supervises cataloging, serials, acquisitions, binding, preservation, the access desk, 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