Sabrina A. Davis

Sabrina A. Davis

Reference Librarian

Education: B.A. University of Texas; J.D. University of Arizona; M.A. in Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona.

Background: Sabrina was a law library fellow at The University of Arizona while she was earning her library science degree. In that capacity, she provided research and reference services, assisted with collection development and cataloging, and conducted trainings for law students, faculty, and staff. Sabrina is currently the Associate Editor of Technical Services Law Librarian and is on the Board of Editors for Legal Reference Services Quarterly. Prior to obtaining her master’s degree, Sabrina practiced family law in Tucson, Arizona, and conducted research on court reforms in child abuse and neglect proceedings as part of The National Evaluation of the Court Improvement Program.

TEACHING:

  • Legal Research and Writing, various research classes – Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • Texas Legal Research for Practitioners, co-teacher – Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • Advanced Legal Research, co-teacher – Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • Legal Research Award classes – Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • Environmental Law Seminar, Research Resources and Administrative Law Overview – Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • International Law Research, undergraduate class – Oklahoma City University
  • American Indian Wills Clinic training – Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • Oklahoma Innocence Clinic training – Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • Advanced Legal Research, Dockets – University of Arizona College of Law
  • Intermediate Legal Research, Statutory Research & Arizona Legislative History – University of Arizona College of Law
  • Child and Family Law Clinic, Divorce in Arizona: An Overview – University of Arizona College of Law
  • Masters of Legal Studies trainings, Legal Research Platforms & Outlining for Finals – University of Arizona College of Law

PUBLICATIONS:

  • “Legal Research Tips for Practitioners,” 86(5) Oklahoma Bar Journal 353 (February 14, 2015).
  • “TS Educational Grant Review,” Technical Services Law Librarian, October 2014.
  • “Click and Go: Ensuring Smooth Access to Online Resources” (Program Review), American Association of Law Libraries Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section (ALL-SIS) Newsletter, Fall 2014.
  • Achieving Permanence for Older Children & Youth in Foster Care, Columbia University Press (2009) – Co-authored Chapter 11, “Dependency Court Reform Addressing the Permanency Needs of Youth in Foster Care: National Evaluation of the Court Improvement Program.”

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

  • American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
  • Legal Reference Services Quarterly, Board of Editors
  • Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL); Editor-in-Chief of Chapter Newsletter, MAALL Markings
  • State Bar of Arizona (inactive)
  • Technical Services Law Librarian, Associate Editor

Contact:

sadavis@okcu.edu

Voice 405.208.5062