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Savanna L. Nolan


Reference Librarian, Georgetown Law Library, Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., University of Southern California; J.D., University of Georgia; M.S.L.I.S., The Catholic University of America

Savanna Nolan is a Reference Librarian at Georgetown’s Williams Law Library and an Adjunct Professor of Law. She is also a member of the law...

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Savanna Nolan is a Reference Librarian at Georgetown’s Williams Law Library and an Adjunct Professor of Law. She is also a member of the law library’s first year Legal Practice research instruction team.

Before coming to Georgetown, Professor Nolan was the Digital Reference Librarian at the University of Baltimore’s Law Library. One of her bigger projects there was helping to plan and execute a legal research assessment of the entire 2016-2017 first year class. Prior to her time in Baltimore, she completed her Master’s in Library and Information Science at the Catholic University of America while also working as the Digital Services Assistant in Catholic’s Kathryn J. DuFour Law Library.

Professor Nolan is an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), the Southeastern Association of Law Libraries (SEAALL), and the Law Librarian Society of Washington, DC (LLSDC). She is also an inactive member of the Georgia State Bar. Her academic interests include teaching legal research, assessing student learning, copyright, and privacy law.

Recent Scholarship

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Savanna Nolan & Andrew W. Lang, Constitutional Interpretations & General Principles, in Sexual Orientation, Gender Identities, and the Law: A Research Bibliography (Dana Neacsu & David Holt eds., forthcoming).   
  • Savanna Nolan, Maryland, in Negligence: Policy, Elements, and Evidence: The Role of Foreseeability in the Law of Fifty States (Balloon Press forthcoming).   
  • Savanna Nolan, West Virginia, in Negligence: Policy, Elements, and Evidence: The Role of Foreseeability in the Law of Fifty States (Balloon Press forthcoming).   
  • Savanna Nolan , 110 Law Libr. J. (forthcoming) (reviewing Michael Hunter Schwartz, Sophie M. Sparrow & Gerald F. Hess, Teaching Law By Design: Engaging Students from the Syllabus to the Final Exam (2d ed. 2017)).   
  • Savanna Nolan, Information Sponges at Work: Preparing for a Strategic Plan, Law Libr. Lights, (forthcoming).   
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Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Savanna Nolan & Andrew W. Lang, Constitutional Interpretations & General Principles, in Sexual Orientation, Gender Identities, and the Law: A Research Bibliography (Dana Neacsu & David Holt eds., forthcoming).   
  • Savanna Nolan, Maryland, in Negligence: Policy, Elements, and Evidence: The Role of Foreseeability in the Law of Fifty States (Balloon Press forthcoming).   
  • Savanna Nolan, West Virginia, in Negligence: Policy, Elements, and Evidence: The Role of Foreseeability in the Law of Fifty States (Balloon Press forthcoming).   
  • Savanna Nolan , 110 Law Libr. J. (forthcoming) (reviewing Michael Hunter Schwartz, Sophie M. Sparrow & Gerald F. Hess, Teaching Law By Design: Engaging Students from the Syllabus to the Final Exam (2d ed. 2017)).   
  • Savanna Nolan, Information Sponges at Work: Preparing for a Strategic Plan, Law Libr. Lights, (forthcoming).   
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