Gail Hartzell

Associate Law Librarian for Acquisitions & Serials & Associate Professor of Law Librarianship


M.L.S., Indiana University (1992)
B.A., Kent State University (1968; attended Heidelberg College 1964-1967)

Courses Taught & Research Interests

Legislative History, First-Year Legal Research

Recent Articles & Publications

Sealing the Best Deal in Vendor Contract Negotiations, CALL Bulletin 202 (Winter 2012).

Energize Your Mind Over Break, 41 The Forum 4 (December 2011).

Online Ramblings from the Law Library, 40 The Forum 5 (March 2010).

Is Law School Stressful?, 39 The Forum 2 (October 2009).

Need Information on Your Candidate in the Presidential 2008 Election?, 37 The Forum 4 (February 2008).

A Special Interview: Our Past Presidents on CALL, Law Libraries and Life, CALL Bulletin 204 (Summer 2007), with Roberta Fox.

Libraries, Advocacy & Technology: Working with Decision Makers, CALL Bulletin 201 (Fall 2006).

Hein’s Monographic Changes, CALL Bulletin 198 (Spring 2006).

Hein’s Monographic Changes, 11 AALL Spectrum 4 (February 2007); 29 CRIV Sheet 2.

Professional Activities

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). Member (2001-present).
Chicago Association of Law Libraries (CALL). Member (2001-present):

  • Co-Chair, Relations with Information Vendors Committee, 2011-2012
  • Chair, Special Task Force Committee for Bulletin, 2011-2012
  • Director, CALL Executive Board, 2009-2011
  • Co-Editor, CALL Bulletin, 2006-2009

Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries (ORALL). Member (2002-present).
Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Member (2005-present ).
American Library Association (ALA). Member (1990-present).
Beta Phi Mu (International Library and Information Science Honor Society). Member (1968-present).
Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL). Member (1993-2002).
Indiana Library Federation (ILF). Member (1993-2001).

Related Professional Experience

Bibliographic Instruction of Library Services, Davenport College
Indiana University Northwest Library