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educator , Law librarian

Claire Madeleine Germain, French, American law librarian, educator. Member American Bar Association, American Association Law Libraries (chair foreign law section 1985-1986, vice president, president-elect since 2004, chair-elect section libraries since 2003), American Association Law Schools (chairman library and technical committee, chairman elect library section since 2003).

Background

Germain, Claire Madeleine was born on September 22, 1951 in Chaumont, France.

Education

Licence-es. lettres, University Paris, 1971. Bachelor of Laws, University Paris, 1974. Master in Comparative Law, Louisiana State University, 1975.

Master in Law Librarianship, University Denver, 1977.

Career

Reference librarian, Duke U. Law Library, Durham, North Carolina, 1977-1980;head reference librarian, Duke U. Law Library, Durham, North Carolina, 1982-1984;assistant librarian, senior lecturer comparative law, Duke U. Law Library, Durham, North Carolina, 1984-1989;associate director, senior lecturer comparative law, Duke U. Law Library, Durham, North Carolina, 1989-1993;Edward Cornell law library, professor of law, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, since 1993. Research fellow Max Planck Institute, Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Germain's Transnational Law Research: A Guide to Attorneys, 1991, (with Szladits) Guide to Foreign Legal Materials, French, second edition, 1985. Contributor and editor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, American Association Law Libraries (chair foreign law section 1985-1986, vice president, president-elect since 2004, chair-elect section libraries since 2003), American Association Law Schools (chairman library and technical committee, chairman elect library section since 2003).

Connections

Daughter of Pierre and Jeanne (Despujols) G. M,. Stuart M. Basefsky, August 16, 1976. 1 child, Nicolas.

father:
Pierre Germain

mother:
Jeanne (Despujols) Germain

child:
Nicolas Germain