Research Librarian Emeritus
Warren Rees joined the faculty of the Kresge Law Library in 1997 as a librarian. He earned his B.A. from Minnesota Bible College in 1978, his J.D. from Southern Illinois University in 1985 and his A.M.L.S. from the University of Michigan in 1986. Admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 1985, he has worked as assistant and associate librarian at the University of Minnesota (1986-90), assistant director of the law library at Willamette University (1990-93), associate director of the law library at Gonzaga University (1993-94) and research librarian at Valparaiso University (1994-96). His areas of academic interest included legal research and computer law. He belonged to a number of professional organizations, including the American Association of Law Libraries (member since 1985, recruitment committee member 1995-97), the Minnesota Association of Law Libraries (member 1986-90, newsletter editor 1988-90), the Western Pacific Chapter of Law Libraries (member 1990-94, newsletter editor 1991-94), the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries (member since 1994) and the American Bar Association (member since 1985).
He transitioned to emeritus status at the end of 2019.
LAW60703, Legal Research
LAW70207, Advanced Legal Research
Legal Issues for an Integrated Information Center, in 52 Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science 240 (1993).
7 Law & Inequality 147 (1988) (reviewing James A. Kushner, Government Discrimination: Equal Protection Law and Litigation (1998)).
Human Rights Research on the Internet, Notre Dame Lawyer 45 (Summer 1997).
Areas of Expertise
- Legal Research