Laurel P. Cochrane
Office: 2357 Biolchini Hall
Laurel P. Cochrane has joined the staff of the Notre Dame Law School Kresge Library as an associate librarian. She received her B.A. in English from Indiana University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She also earned her M.L.S. (with Honors) from Indiana University. She held technical services positions of increasing responsibility at the St. Joseph County Public Library in South Bend, Indiana, since 1985. She had a major role in managing the Public Library’s automated system.
She served as a visiting librarian last year to support the Transitional Justice Project at the Notre Dame Law School Center for Civil and Human Rights. She established the project’s Accountability Resource Center collection of books, monographs, studies, reports, and similar documents relating to the change from repressive to more open regimes. She also provided bibliographic assistance to the Kresge Law Library with particular responsibilities for the effective application of the automated library system.