Associate Dean, Technical Services Librarian and Associate Professor of Law
Office: Lesar Law Building, Room 168A
Phone: (618) 453-8756
Alicia Jones joined the faculty of the Southern Illinois School of Law Library in 2013. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina Central University, a J.D. from Howard University School of Law, and an M.L.I.S. from the University of Illinois. Prof. Jones teaches Lawyering Skills and Advanced Electronic Legal Research. In her roles as librarian and professor, she focuses on interacting with law students, in providing for greater accessibility to library resources and materials, and in helping them to understand the necessity of these materials on their law school careers. Her research interests include customer service in academic law libraries and the intersection between technical services processing and its impact on public services. Prof. Jones is the co-author of Illinois State Documents and The Constitutional Conventions of Illinois.
Previously, Prof. Jones served as a Reference Associate at the Pritzker Legal Research Center of Northwestern University School of Law, and as Cataloging Librarian at the Moraine Valley Community College in Chicago. Among her many responsibilities, she trained other technical services librarians, drafted a cataloging manual, and worked with reference librarians on making the catalog more accessible to students.