Caroline Osborne is the new director of the law library and associate professor of law. Stephanie Miller is the library’s first head of outreach, attorney services and digital initiatives. Both come to WVU from the Washington & Lee University law library.
“Caroline and Stephanie are wonderful additions to the WVU Law community. They have deep expertise because of their previous leadership at Washington and Lee University and other law school libraries,” said Gregory Bowman , dean of the College of Law. “Our faculty and students and the practicing bar are really going to benefit from their knowledge and experience. We’re very excited about the bright future of our law library.”
Osborne served in a range of key law librarian roles at Washington and Lee for more than a decade. Most recently, she was the assistant dean for legal information services. She has also been a professor of legal research and senior associate law librarian. Osborn earned her bachelor’s degree and Master of Science in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She holds a law degree from the University of Richmond and a Master of Laws from Emory University.
Miller was most recently the assistant director of the law library at Washington and Lee University and previously served as head of bibliographic and digital services and electronic services librarian. Miller has also held positions at the law libraries of the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Penn State, law degree from New York Law School, and Master of Science in Library Science from Drexel.
The George R. Farmer Library is the largest public law library in the state, providing access to a full complement of legal resources. Its mission is to support the teaching, research, and public service responsibilities of the WVU College of Law and to serve the West Virginia practicing bar and general public.