Jason Tubinis has been elevated to the rank of Librarian IV, while Savanna Nolan (J.D.’13) and Amy Taylor have been awarded Librarian II status.
As information technology librarian, Tubinis is responsible for researching and implementing new library and legal education technologies, troubleshooting software and hardware problems and maintaining the library’s pages on the law school’s website as well as helping with the administration of GAVEL – the law library’s automated library system.
He also teaches the courses Legal Research and Research & Technology Skills for the Georgia Lawyer.
Tubinis, who joined the library faculty in 2010, recently presented at the 2021 American Association of Law Libraries conference and published articles in Computers in Libraries and the AALL Spectrum.
Nolan, who joined the library as its instruction and faculty services librarian in July 2020, promotes and coordinates research service for the faculty and also teaches legal research courses.
In 2021, she was selected to participate in UGA’s Teaching Academy Early Career Fellows Program, which seeks to develop excellence in classroom instruction by mentoring early-career faculty.
She recently published “On the Ground: Real-World Solutions/Writing Winning Personal Statements for Scholarship Applications” in the AALL Spectrum and “Inside Baseball: Justice Blackmun and the Summer of ’72” in The Green Bag Almanac. She is an active member of the AALL and its Southeastern Chapter.
Taylor serves as the clinical services and research librarian, working closely with the school’s clinical programs.
Since joining the library faculty in 2018, she has taught the courses Legal Research and Advanced Legal Research.
In 2019, she received funding through an Affordable Course Materials Grant program to help students with the transition from costly textbooks to open educational resources.
Taylor is a member of the AALL and the Southeastern Chapter of the AALL, where she recently presented “Data Visualization: Tips & Tricks” at its annual meeting.