Director of the Law Library and Information Services
Brief Staff Biography
Beth Williams joined the Law Center in 2011 as Director of the Law Library and Information Services. Ms. Williams comes to the Law Center from Columbia Law School, where she served as Head of Public Services in the Diamond Law Library and Lecturer-in-Law. Ms. Williams taught legal research at Columbia Law School for six years; she also held an appointment as Lecturer at Columbia University, teaching graduate courses in Information and Digital Archive Management. Ms. Williams writes in the fields of law librarianship and legal research and is an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries. Prior to becoming a law librarian, Ms. Williams practiced public interest law in Maine; she maintains an active membership in the Maine bar.
Ms. Williams received her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law in 2002 and a Master of Library and Information Science with Certificate in Law Librarianship from the University of Washington Information School in 2005. She received her Master of Arts in Philosophy from Marquette University and her undergraduate degree from the University of West Florida.