Femi Cadmus Edward Cornell Law Librarian, Associate Dean for Library Services and Senior Lecturer in Law
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Contact Information

Cornell Law School
365 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Phone: (607) 255-7644
Fax: (607) 255-7193
Email: fc276@cornell.edu

Professional Biography

Femi Cadmus is the Edward Cornell Law Librarian, Associate Dean for Library Services, and Senior Lecturer in Law at Cornell Law School.

She has more than twenty years of experience in law libraries and before coming to Cornell was Associate Law Librarian for Administration and Lecturer in Legal Research at the Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School. Prior to this, she was in a similar role as Associate Law Librarian at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia. Her professional library experience began at the University of Oklahoma Law Library and spans both academic and law firm libraries where she has taught legal research to law students, attorneys, and paralegals.

She is a member of the New York Bar and is active in regional and national library associations including the American Association of Law Libraries (in which she currently serves on the Board). Her publications and presentations cover topics such as current legal research methods, the evolving role of the 21st century law library, open access to legal information, and law library management and administration.

Her educational background includes an LL.B. from the University of Jos, Nigeria, B.L from the Nigerian Law School, LL.M. (Law in Development) from the University of Warwick, England, and M.L.I.S. from the University of Oklahoma.