Nancy Babb

Nancy Babb

Cataloging, Web, and Discovery Services Librarian

Law Library
216 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
(716) 645-0394


M.L.S., University at Buffalo, 2001
B.A., summa cum laude, Humanities, State University of New York College at Buffalo, 1998


Cataloging, web development


Research / Service Area

Research interests include library history and development, cataloging, bibliography, popular culture


Selected publications:

"A Collaborative Web: the Law Library Website as a Tool for Cross-Departmental Technical and Public Services Collaboration and Cooperation," Legal Reference Services Quarterly, 27 (1), 49 – 63, 2008.

"Bibliography versus Auto-Bibliography: Tackling the Transformation of Traditions in the Research Process," Law Library Journal, 98 (3), 2006.

"Friends? Indeed! Library friends groups can support funding, development, and services for your institution," AALL Spectrum, 11 (1), 2006.

With Cindy Tysick. "Writing Support for Junior Faculty Librarians: a case study," Journal of Academic Librarianship, 32 (1), 2006.

Compiler, "ALLUNY Member Publications." Bibliography.

"Cataloging Spirits and the Spirit of Cataloging," Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, 40 (2), 2005.

Compiler, "ALLUNY Newsletter Index,"

Various articles and editorial, "ALLUNY Newsletter,"

Professional memberships and service:

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