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2004 Press Releases


Faye Jones Appointed Director of the Law Library at FSU College of Law

Jan 01, 2004

TALLAHASSEE - Faye Jones has been appointed Director of the Law Library at Florida State University College of Law. Jones will join FSU in Summer 2004 from her current position at McGeorge School of Law, where she has served as Director of the Law Library since 2000 and teaches a course on Computer and Internet Law.

“Faye Jones has a proven track record of success in managing academic libraries, as well as a diverse range of experiences in the law librarian community,” according to Dean Don Weidner. “She is full of energy and ideas, and will serve as a catalyst for moving our law school forward towards excellence in the information age.”

Jones is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University School of Law and also holds an M.S. in library science and a B.A. from Florida State University. Prior to becoming Director of the Law Library at McGeorge, she served as Associate Director of Hastings College of Law Library, from 1994-2000. She also has served as Associate Director and Assistant Librarian/Head of Public Services at University of Puget Sound Law Library. Jones practiced law in the U.S. Navy prior to becoming a professional law librarian. She is active as a member of the American Association of Law Libraries, and is admitted to practice as a member of the Florida Bar. She has published articles and reviews in the Journal of Internet Law, the Hastings Law Journal, Law and Politics Book Review, the San Francisco Daily Journal, and in the Nova Law Journal.

Jones will succeed Professor Edwin Schroeder, who has provided stable leadership as Director of the FSU Law Library for 35 years and will retire this year.

January 2004