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Katarina Daniels

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katarina.daniels [at] mcgill.ca 514-398-4715 x00168

Nahum Gelber Law Library
3660 Peel Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1W9


Subjects

  • Law

Assistant Librarian

Liaison librarian at the Nahum Gelber Law Library, providing instructional and reference services, assisting in collection development, and developing and maintaining a strong relationship and intellectual involvement with the Faculty of Law.

Education

  • Formation Professionnelle, École du Barreau, 2015
  • Bachelor of Civil Law and Bachelor of Laws (BCL/LLB), McGill University, 2015
  • Master of Library and Information Studies, McGill University, 2012
  • Bachelor of Arts, Joint Honours in Canadian Studies & East Asian Studies, McGill University, 2009

Areas of Interest

  • Legal technology
  • Research methodology
  • Legal education

Active Committees

  • Appeal Committee for Student Discipline and Grievances (Legal Assessor, 2019 - present)
  • Faculty of Law Curriculum Committee (Library representative, 2019 - present)
  • LibGuide Working Group (Member, 2019 - present)
  • McGill Library Accessibility Working Group (Member, 2019 - present)
  • Library Orientation Committee (Member, 2019 - present)

Professional Activities

  • American Association of Law Libraries, 2019/current (Member)
  • Canadian Association of Law Libraries, 2012/current (Member)
    • 2021 Conference Planning Committee member, 2019/current
    • CanLII/ CALL Committee member, 2019/current
    • Academic Special Interest Group member, 2012/current
  • Montreal Association of Law Libraries, 2019/current (Member)
  • Barreau du Québec, 2016/current (Member)
  • Jeune Barreau de Montréal, 2016/current (Member)
    • Comité technologies de l’information, 2017/current (Vice-president, 2019/current)
  • Lord Reading Law Society, 2015/current (Member)

Teaching

LAWG 550 - Law Firm Technology (Summer 2020). Faculty of Law, McGill University, Montreal, QC.

LAWG 551 - Advanced Legal Research (Fall 2019). Faculty of Law, McGill University, Montreal, QC.

LAWG 551 - Law and Technology and Applied Innovation (Spring 2019). Faculty of Law, McGill University, Montreal, QC. 

Selected Publications

Bergman, Michael, and Katarina Daniels. The Constitution and the English-Language in Québec: Education, the Primacy of the French Language, Collective Rights. Montreal: Quebec Community Groups Network, 2015, https://qcgn.ca/2015413research-paper-html/.

Daniels, Katarina, “Our library’s first escape room – are you up to the challenge?,” Nahum Gelber Law Library Blog, September 19 2019, http://blogs.library.mcgill.ca/lawlibrary/our-librarys-first-escape-room....

Daniels, Katarina, “LégisQuébec – The (In)completeness of an Official Consolidated Law,” Nahum Gelber Law Library Blog, June 20, 2019, http://blogs.library.mcgill.ca/lawlibrary/legisquebec-the-incompleteness....

Spadotto, Nicole and Katarina Daniels, “Les chatbots et les langages de programmation : vers un accès à la justice démocratisé ?,” Blogue du CRL: Chroniques CTI (blog), June 20, 2019, http://www.blogueducrl.com/2019/06/les-chatbots-et-les-langages-de.html.

Daniels, Katarina, “Legal (Library) Tech,” Nahum Gelber Law Library Blog, June 6, 2019, http://blogs.library.mcgill.ca/lawlibrary/legal-library-tech/.

Shapiro, Josh and Katarina Daniels, “Blockchain: An Unlikely Key to Improving Access to Justice?,” Blogue du CRL: Chroniques CTI (blog), March 26, 2019, http://www.blogueducrl.com/2019/03/blockchain-unlikely-key-to-improving.....

Daniels, Katarina. Hate Crimes F.A.Q. Canadian Association of Law Libraries – Academic Law Library Special Interest Group, 2017, https://www.callacbd.ca/resources/Documents/Academic%20SIG/Hate%20Crime%....

Presentations

Daniels, Katarina. “Designing and teaching problem-based workshops for clinic students.” Presentation at the Legal Writing Institute 2019 One-Day Workshop, Toronto, Ontario, December 6, 2019. 

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