Darin Fox

  • Adjunct Professor of Law

Education

B.A., University of Oklahoma, 1989

J.D., University of Oklahoma, 1992

M.S., University of Illinois, 1993

Research Interests

  • Legal Research, Law Practice Technology, Librarianship

About

Professor Fox joined the College of Law in 2005 as Director of the Law Library.  From 2012-2020, he served as Associate Dean, Director of the Law Library, and Professor of Law.   In that position, he was responsible for the Law Library, I.T., ABA accreditation, and data analysis.  He retired in 2020, and now serves as an Adjunct Project of Law.  He previously served as an Associate Dean, Director of Information Technology, and Computer Services Librarian at the University of Southern California Law School from 1994-2004.

Professor Fox's responsibilities included library administration and teaching legal research.  As an Adjunct Professor, he teaches Introduction to Legal Research and Advanced Legal Research.  Professor Fox's research interests include the intersection of law libraries and information technology. Specifically, he is interested in how technology is impacting information delivery, research strategies, knowledge management and collection policies in the legal profession. He recently co-authored a book on Oklahoma Legal Research and a book chapter on the use of data in law libraries and law schools.  Professor Fox recently served as President of the Mid-America Law Library Consortium (MALLCO), and Vice Chair/Chair-Elect of the American Association of Law Schools Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information.  He is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries and the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries.  For more information about Professor Fox's scholarship and projects, please see his Selected Works site at BePress: http://works.bepress.com/darin_fox/.

Additional Information

Publications

Technology and the Classroom: Bringing Twenty-First Century Technologies to the Law Library

May/June 2017

AALL SPECTRUM

Darin K. Fox. "Libraries and Data" Academic Law Library Director Perspectives

2015

Book Chapter

Oklahoma Legal Research

2013

Co-authored

Carolina Academic Press

Courses Taught

J.D.:

  • Advanced Legal Research 6392
  • Legal Research, Writing & Analysis I/II 5123/5205

MLS:

  • Introduction to Legal Research 5101

Awards & Honors

Outstanding Faculty Member, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2015

Institutional Impact Award, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2018

Professional Associations

Member of American Association of Law Libraries

Member of Mid-America Association of Law Libraries

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