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Sharon L. NelsonSharon L. Nelson

Emerging Technologies and Systems Administrator and Associate Professor

B.A., Northern Illinois University
M.S., University of Illinois

Phone: (815) 753-2021
Room: 267A


Sharon L. Nelson joined the Law Library in 2006. She is responsible for the implementation and use of all modules of the Voyager integrated library system, with particular responsibility for serials and acquisitions. In addition to her previous work in library systems, her experience includes positions in information technology and medical librarianship. She has been actively involved in the statewide I-SHARE library consortium and with the annual international conference for users of the Voyager system.

Faculty News for Professor Nelson


  • The Connection between Animal Abuse and Family Violence: A Selected Annotated Bibliography, 17 Animal L. 369 (2011).
     | SSRN | PDF |

Short Articles/Columns

Professional Association Presentations

  • Poster Session, Herding Cats: Using an Access Database to Track Copyright Permissions & Uploads of Faculty Scholarship to an Institutional Repository & SSRN, 2017 MAALL, LLAW, MichALL, MALL, and CALL Joint Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017.
  • Fast Forward to Better Signage & Wayfinding in Your Library, MAALL Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL October 2014.
  • Web 2.0 Technologies (panelist), MAALL Annual Meeting, Fayetteville, AR, October 2008.
  • E-Reserves with Voyager and EZproxy: Fast, Cheap and Good (with Gretel Stock-Kupperman). Endeavor End-User Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2006.
  • An EZproxy Diary: A Step-by-Step Guide to Implementation in the Small Library. Endeavor End-User Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2003.

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