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Kristina L. Niedringhaus

Associate Dean of Library and Information Services and Associate Professor    

J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., University of Missouri – Columbia
B.A., Washington University in St. Louis


Legal Research


Kristina Niedringhaus, associate dean for library and information services and associate professor of law, has written and presented on topics including legal research, teaching methods and law library management. She joins the College of Law from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University, where she was director of the law library and associate professor.

Her publications include “Ethics Considerations Related to Legal Research Practices: A selective Annotated Bibliography,” in Legal Reference Services Quarterly (2012); “Teaching Better Research Skills by Teaching Metacognitive Ability,” in Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing (2010); and “Georgia Pre-Statehood Legal Research” in the book “Prestatehood Legal Materials: A Fifty-State Research Guide Including New York City and the District of Columbia” (2006). She also co-wrote several interactive Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) lessons on legal research.

Niedringhaus is on the board of directors of the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI); vice chair/chair-elect of the Society of Academic Law Library Directors and has served as chair of the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

Throughout her career, Niedringhaus has taught first-year legal research and Advanced Legal Research. She previously served as associate librarian at Georgia State Law in the early 2000s.

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