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  • Biography

    B.A. Northwestern University
    J.D. University of Iowa
    M.L.I.S. University of Washington

    Helane Davis was previously assistant professor and director of the law library at the University of Kentucky, before joining the Albany Law Faculty in 2010. Prior, she worked for Seattle University's law library from 2002-2005, and at Howard University's law library from 1999 to 2002.  

    Dean Davis started her career as a Westlaw Reference Attorney at West Publishing (now Thomson Reuters Legal) in Minnesota, and worked for West in a variety of  roles from 1986 to 1996 before relocating to Gainesville, Fla., and beginning a second career in librarianship.

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  • Seattle University School of Law Style Guide, Seattle University School of Law, Seattle University, Seattle, WA, 2002-2004

  • Script Editor, "Lexis Training for First Year Law Students," Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC, January 2002

  • Westlaw Bankruptcy Research Manual, 1990

Publications

  • A Letter from Helane Davis, Director, Albany Law Magazine 9 (Spring 2011)

  • The Serial Comma: To Comma or Not to Comma?, Bench & Bar (KY), May 2010, at 102

  • The Electronic Bluebook: A New Format for a Familiar Tool, Bench & Bar (KY), November 2009, at 32

  • Kentucky Practice Materials: A Selected Annotated Bibliography, in STATE PRACTICE MATERIALS: ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY (William S. Hein & Co., 2009)

  • Betwixt and Between: Dash or Hyphen?, Bench & Bar (KY), March 2009, at 2

  • Grammar (Etcetera) to Go, Bench & Bar (KY), September 2008, at 66

  • Formatting Matters, Bench & Bar (KY), March 2008, at 30

  • Drafts: A Critical Tool for Planning, Revising, and Reflecting, Bench & Bar (KY), September 2007, at 69

  • From Fee to Free: A Take on Legal Information Through Technology-Colored Glasses, Bench & Bar (KY), July 2007, at 24

  • Tips for Jump-starting Your Career, in BEYOND THE BOOKS: PEOPLE, POLITICS AND LIBRARIANSHIP (William S. Hein & Co., 2007)

  • Hidden Data in Your Documents, Bench & Bar (KY), March 2007, at 29

  • Don't Let That E-mail Come Back to Haunt You, Bench & Bar (KY), September 2006, at 36

  • Keeping Validity in Cite: Web Resources Cited in Select Washington Law Reviews, 2001-2003, 98 Law Libr. J. 639 (2006)

  • Don't Forget the 'Writing' in Legal Writing, Bench & Bar (KY), March 2006, at 46

  • Teaching Day: Team Teaching First Year Legal Research, The All-SIS Newsletter, Spring 2006, Contributor, FDLP Handbook, Acronyms/Glossary Chapter, 2005-2007

  • UK Libraries User Confidentiality Policy Training (an interactive web-based training module), November 2005 (with Lance Burke and Amy Osborne)

  • Editor, The Correspondent (an HTML bi-weekly faculty-staff newsletter), Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, WA, April 2003-December 2004

  • Associate Editor, The Lawyer, (a semi-annual, 32 page, 4-color, alumni magazine), Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, WA, 2002-2004

  • Editor, Info, (a quarterly HTML library newsletter), Seattle University Law Library, Seattle University, Seattle, WA, March 2003-April 2004

  • Editor, The Docket, (a proprietary Online Content Management System), Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, WA, 2002-2004

  • Seattle University School of Law Style Guide, Seattle University School of Law, Seattle University, Seattle, WA, 2002-2004

  • Editor, Ipso Facto (quarterly library newsletter), Howard University Law Library, Washington, DC, 2000-2002

  • Script Editor, "Lexis Training for First Year Law Students," Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC, January 2002

  • Script Editor, "Westlaw Training for First Year Law Students," Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC, January 2002

  • A New Home for the Howard University Law Library, Law Library Lights 16 (Fall 2001)

  • Developmental Editor, Guide to American Law Annual Supplement (West Publishing), 1991-1994

  • Will Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 Affect Your Tax Practice?, Password (Westlaw Newsletter), Jan. 1991

  • Westlaw Taxation Research Manual, 1991 (with Nancy Johnson-Maloney) Retrieving Tax-Related Documents, Password (Westlaw Newsletter), Nov. 1990

  • Tax Management Portfolios for In-Depth Analysis, Password (Westlaw Newsletter), Aug. 1990

  • What to Do When You're Faced with an Audit, Password (Westlaw Newsletter), June 1990

  • When You Need the Latest Information, Password (Westlaw Newsletter), Apr. 1990

  • Westlaw Bankruptcy Research Manual, 1990

  • Specialized Databases Give You the Latest Tax News, Password (Westlaw Newsletter), Feb. 1990

  • Make Westlaw Your Source for State Tax Information, Password (Westlaw Newsletter), Jan. 1990

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