Rob Beharriell teaches Advanced Legal Research Techniques to upper year students. He is also one of the Shepard Broad College of Law's Research and Reference Librarians. In 2011, he began working for the Law Library where he provides reference assistance and research instruction.
His research areas of interest include: family law, foreign/international law, immigration law, law & literature and law in popular culture. Rob is actively involved in several professional associations including the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), and the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (SEAALL). He has moderated a roundtable discussion at the 2015 AALL annual meeting for the ALL-SIS Legal Research & Sourcebook Committee regarding legal research visualization tools. He also presented at the 2015 SEAALL meeting part of a program titled "Mini-Lesson Academy: Bite-Sized Instruction Tips for Anyone Who Trains" where he discussed how to effectively use video clips from The Daily Show and The Colbert Report to engage students in a legal research class setting.
Rob recently completed his Master of Library and Information Studies (M.L.I.S.) degree through the University of Alabama. He enjoys incorporating the skills he learns in this program to his work at the College of Law.
For more information about the Advanced Legal Research Techniques course, please feel free to contact him.Curriculum Vitae