Associate Dean and Professor of Law Timothy Coggins directs the Muse Law Library and manages the Law School's technology operations. He also teaches both first-year and advanced courses in legal research. His scholarship focuses on online legal resources, and has appeared in numerous venues. In 2011, Dean Coggins was inducted into the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Hall of Fame. In 2006, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award from his undergraduate institution, North Carolina Wesleyan College, and in 2005, he received the Virginia Library Association's Intellectual Freedom Award. In 2004, he received AALL's Frederick Hicks Award for outstanding service in academic law librarianship. Dean Coggins has served as chair or an active member of numerous AALL committees, and is the recipient of four AALL Presidential Certificates of Merit. He chaired the Law School's most recent Self-Study Committee and serves as faculty advisor to the Law School's chapter of the American Constitution Society.
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Legal Periodicals, Indexes and Other Information Services, in A Guide to Legal Research in Virginia (Virginia CLE 7th ed., 2012).
Authenticating Electronic Documents, in Government Information Management in the 21st Century: International Perspectives (Peggy Garvin ed., Ashgate Publishing 2011) (with Sarah Holterhoff).
Alabama and Arkansas, in State-by-State Report on Authentication of Online Legal Resources (American Association of Law Libraries 2d ed, 2010).
Legal Periodicals, Indexes and Other Information Services, in A Guide to Legal Research in Virginia (Virginia CLE 6th ed., 2008).
Alabama and Arkansas chapters, in State-by-State Report on Authentication of Online Legal Resources (Richard J. Matthews & Mary Alice Baish eds.). Chicago, IL: American Association of Law Libraries, 2007 & 2009 updates