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 Joyce Manna Janto
Joyce Manna Janto
Director of Public and Instructional Services
Courses Taught Legal Research Professional Responsibility
Profile

Joyce Janto is the Deputy Director of the Muse Law Library and teaches legal research in the first-year program, as well as professional responsibility. Ms. Janto served as President of the American Association of Law Libraries from 2010-2011, President of the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries from 1995-1996, and President of the Virginia Association of Law Libraries from 1991-1992. She is also an active member of the Virginia Library Association.

Presentations
Presenter, "Teaching Technology and Information Ethics," AALL Annual Meeting, American Association of Law Libraries (July 2019)
"Workplace Privacy: A Reality or an Oxymoron," Virginia Library Association/Virginia Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, (October 2015)
Memberships
Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
Member, Southeastern Chapter of AALL (SEAALL)
Member, Virginia Association of Law Libraries (VALL)
Member, Virginia Library Association (VLA)
Association President, American Association of Law Libraries; Southeastern Chapter of American Association of Law Libraries (2010 - 2011)
Bar Admissions
Pennsylvania
Professional Experience
Director of Public and Instructional Services (2020 - present)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA
Deputy Director of the Law Library (1991 - 2020)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA
Adjunct Lecturer - School of Library & Information Science (1992 - 1992)
Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Associate Director for Collection Development (1989 - 1991)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA
Acquisitions Librarian (1982 - 1989)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA
Publications
Journal Articles

A Final Heart-Felt Thank You, 15 AALL Spectrum 4 (2011).

Professionalism and Community, AALL Spectrum 4 (2011).

Beginnings and Endings, 15 AALL Spectrum 4 (2010).

In Anticipation of Inspiration, 15 AALL Spectrum 4 (2010).

Professionalism and Community, AALL Spectrum 6 (2010).

Volunteering: A Two-Way Street, 15 AALL Spectrum 8 (2010).

AALL Funds Initiatives, AALL Spectrum 8 (2007).

Another Positive Year for AALL, AALL Spectrum 6 (2006).

AALL Current Reserve Fund Restored, AALL Spectrum 6 (2005).

Redemption: Reflections of a Life in Middle Management, 15 Trends in Law Library Management and Technology 5 (2004).

Increased Involvement = Increased Enjoyment, 2 AALL Spectrum 2 (1997).

Program Planning - Ideas for Improvement, 1 AALL Spectrum 24 (1997).

Teaching Legal Research: Past and Present, 84 Law Library Journal 281 (with Lucinda Harrison-Cox) (1992).

The Automation of Serials Control With SC350, 15 The Serials Librarian (1985).

Books

A Guide to Legal Research in Virginia (ed.) (Virginia CLE Foundation 8th ed.) (2017).

Book Chapters

Fastcase, in A Guide to Legal Research in Virginia (Virginia CLE Foundation) (with Roger Skalbeck) (2017).

Legal Ethics, in A Guide to Legal Research in Virginia (Virginia CLE Foundation) (2017).

Honoring Rick McKinney and LLSDC's Legislative Source Book, in Festschrift in Honor of Rick McKinney (with Roger Skalbeck et al.) (2016).

OMG - The Internet is Amazing, in Festschrift in Honor of Rick McKinney (2016).

Magazine/Trade Publications

Avoiding Ethics Complaints: Finding the Rules and LEOs, 67 Virginia Lawyer 56 (December 2018).

Building a Law Firm Library, 57 Virginia Lawyer 53 (June 2008).

Newsletters

Bridging the Gap, Virginia Association of Law Libraries Newsletter 14 (2003).

Newspaper Articles

School is in Session for Summer Associates, Virginia Lawyers Weekly 5 (May 2007).

Education
B.S., Clarion State College
J.D., University of Richmond
M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh
Contact Information
Room L15, Law School
(804) 289 8223
(804) 287 8683 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Law Librarianship
Legal Research
Professional Responsibility