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Queen's University


Professor Nancy McCormack

Nancy McCormack

Librarian and Associate Professor
B.A. (Waterloo), M.A.(McMaster), M.L.I.S.(Western), J.D.(Toronto), LL.M. (Osgoode)

Lederman Law Library
Faculty of Law
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario,
K7L 3N6

Phone: (613) 533-2465
Fax: (613) 533-2594


Teaching Subjects

  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Legal Research and Writing

Research Interests

  • Human Resource Management
  • Legal Information and Research
  • Legislation
  • Libraries and Librarianship
  • Publishing

Selected Publications


      • (with Bueckert) Introduction to the Law and Legal System of Canada (Toronto: Carswell, 2013)
      • (with Cotter) Managing Burnout in the Workplace: A Guide for Information Professionals (Oxford: Chandos, 2013)
      • (with Leonard) Updating Statutes and Regulations for all Canadian Jurisdictions, 5th ed (Toronto: Carswell, 2012).
      • (with Papadopolous & Cotter) The Practical Guide to Canadian Legal Research, 3rd ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2010)


      • “Are E-Books Making Us Stupid? Why Electronic Collections Mean Trouble for Libraries and Their Patrons" (2012) 3(2) International Journal of Digital Library Systems 27-47.
      • “Cancellation of Print Primary Sources in Canadian Academic Law Libraries” (2012) 104:2 Law Library Journal 263-284
      • "Mission impossible? The Future of “paperless” Library Operations" (2011) 32: 4/5 Library Management 279
      • “What We Also Lose When We Lose Print” (2011) 57:3 Feliciter 191.
      • (Review Essay) “Book Publishing Today: Not for the Faint of Heart” (2011) Academic Matters online:
      • “Against a Sea of Troubles: A review essay of Adrian Johns’ Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates” (2010) Academic Matters, online:  Academic Matters


      • Book Review Editor, Canadian Law Library Review
      • Regular Contributor, Australian Law Librarian Journal

      Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000