Professor Jennifer S. Prilliman


Law Library Professor
Interim Director, Chickasaw Nation Law Library


Advanced Legal Research – U.S. Law

Advanced Legal Research – Foreign, Comparative and International Law


B.A., University of Central Oklahoma

J.D., University of Oklahoma

M.L.I.S., University of Oklahoma

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Jennifer Prilliman joined Oklahoma City University in August 2010. Her research interests include legal information literacy and instruction, copyright law, open access, and ethics.

Jennifer Prilliman completed the Master of Library and Information Studies program at the University of Oklahoma. While in graduate school she was as an officer for the library student association, served on the School of Library and Information Studies’ curriculum committee, and was selected to present a paper at the Oklahoma Library Association annual conference. She was a recipient of the Frances Laverne Carroll Scholarship. Prior to entering the M.L.I.S. program she taught advanced placement and college preparatory courses at a college preparatory charter school in Oklahoma City. READ MORE

While in law school she was a member of the Jessup moot court team, topic editor for the Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology, and member of the Board of Advocates. She was the recipient of the Natalie Pierrepont Comfort Scholarship. Jennifer is the Co-chair for the Oklahoma Bar Association Law Day committee and a member of the Bar Technology and Access to Justice committees. She serves as the Public Relations Chair for the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries. She is also a member of the American Association of Law Libraries, American Bar Association, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inns of Court. She was selected to participate in the Oklahoma Bar Association’s 2013-2014 Leadership Academy.

Presentations and Posters


  • Panelist, Law and Ethics. 2014 Oklahoma Library Association Annual Meeting.
  • Panelist. E-Books in Law Libraries. 2013 Mid-America Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting.
  • Panelist, 50 Shades of Ethical Gray, 2013 Oklahoma Library Association Annual Meeting
  • Presentation: Social Media and the Workplace, 2013 ABA Law Student Division 10th Circuit Annual Meeting
  • Webinar: Creating Eye-Catching and Media-Rich Annual Reports. AALL Webinar. May 22, 2013 (co-presenter)
  • Presentation: “Bad human communication leaves us less room to grow”: Professional growth through improved communication, Mid-America Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting 2012 (co-presenter)
  • Presentation: Failing up: Reverse engineering a scenario to learning from other libraries’ mistakes. Mid-America Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting 2012 (co-presenter)
  • Presentation: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes” Go out and reference. Mid-America Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting 2012 (co-presenter)
  • Poster: National Library Week in the Law Library, American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting (2012)
  • Poster: Legal Research Certificate Program: Oklahoma City University, American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting (2011)
  • Presentation: Building a Law School Community: OCU School of Law’s Unique Application of a Libguide, CALI Conference for Law School Computing (2011)
  • Paper: Copyright and the Academic Library: The Ambiguities of Fair Use, Oklahoma Library Association (2009) (available on SSRN)



  • Contributor, The Gavel, Blog of the Oklahoma City University Law Library, features current events and news relevant to law library patrons
  • Editor 2012-2013, RIPS SIS Law Librarian Blog

CALI Lessons & Projects


  • Oklahoma Legal Research, with Katie Brown, forthcoming
  • Customary International Law by Lee Peoples (Reviser)



  • Oklahoma Supreme Court Ed Edmondson Sovereignty Symposium Tuition Grant/Scholarship ( 2011;2012)
  • Computing Services-SIS American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting Grant (2011)
  • Mid America Law Library Association Annual Meeting Travel Grant (2010, 2014)

Professional Organizations and Service


  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Law Day Committee (Co-Chair); Bar Association Technology Committee (Member); Access to Justice Commitee (Member); Mock Trial Coach (2006-2009)
  • Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL), Vice-President/ President Elect (2014-2015)
  • Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section (RIPS-SIS) (Interim Chair – Online member training committee) (2011-2013 Nominations Committee, 2011-2012 Blog Contributor, 2012-2013 Blog Editor)
  • Computing Services Special Interest Section (CS-SIS) (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inn of Court, (OCU Faculty Liaison)
  • American Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association

Selected Continuing Education Attended


  • CALI Conference for Law School Computing (2011,2013, 2014)
  • AALL Law Library Management Online Course (2012)
  • Sovereignty Symposium, Oklahoma City, OK ( 2011, 2012)
  • American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting (2011,2012,2013)
  • Mid-America Law Library Association Annual Meeting (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Annual Meeting (2010,2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Oklahoma Library Association Annual Meeting (2010, 2013, 2014)


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