Gail F. Zwirner
Head, Library Access Services
Courses Taught Legal Research
Profile

Gail Zwirner is the Head of Access Services in the Muse Law Library, where she oversees the library's circulation, reserves, and interlibrary loan operations. Ms. Zwirner also teaches legal research in the first-year lawyering skills program, and provides assistance at the library reference desk. She is the co-author and co-editor of Virginia CLE's widely-distributed A Guide to Legal Research in Virginia, and is an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries, the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries, the Virginia Association of Law Libraries (VALL), the Special Libraries Association, and the Virginia Library Association. Ms. Zwirner has held various committee and leadership positions within each of these professional organizations, and is a past President of VALL. She has been a member of the Richmond Public Library's Board of Directors since 2009.

Publications
Books

A Guide to Legal Research in Virginia (John Eure & Gail Zwirner eds., Virginia CLE, 7th ed. 2012) (authored chapters 5 and 9).

A Guide to Legal Research in Virginia (John Eure & Gail Zwirner eds., Virginia CLE, 6th ed. 2008) (authored ch. 5, "Administrative Law" and ch. 9, "Fastcase.").

Articles

Law Libraries and Options Galore, Va. Law., Dec. 2013, at 15.

Virginia CLE Sources: Important Practitioner Tools for Forty Years, Va. Law., Dec. 2013, at 53.

One Person's Junk, Another Person's Treasures: Dissolving a Small Law Book Collection, Virginia Lawyer, April 2009.


Education
M.S.L.S., The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
B.A., Juniata College
Contact Information
(804) 287-6555
(804) 289-8683 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Law Librarianship
Legal Research