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Associate Dean Carla P. Wale
Carla P. Wale
(202) 274-7356
carla.wale@udc.edu

Carla P. Wale
Associate Dean for Law Library & IT Services

Carla P. Wale is the Associate Dean for Law Library and Information Technology Services at the University of the District of Columbia’s David A. Clarke School of Law. Her scholarly interests include legal research pedagogy, technology in legal education, and organizational leadership.

Prior to joining UDC Law, Dean Wale served as the Head of Public Services and Interim Director at the Temple University Beasley School of Law Library. She began her career as the Research and Electronic Technologies Librarian and an Assistant Professor at Northern Illinois University College of Law and subsequently served as a Reference Librarian at Georgetown University Law Center.

Dean Wale holds a B.A. in Political Science from Washington State University, a J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, and an M.L.I.S. specializing in Law Librarianship from the University of Washington. She is a fellow of the Harvard University Graduate School of Education Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians, a fellow of the American Association of Law Libraries Leadership Academy, a past president of the Greater Philadelphia Law Library Association, and an M.B.A candidate at Johns Hopkins University.

Publications

  • Pennsylvania Legal Research (Carolina Academic Press, 2d ed., Aug. 2017).
  • Digital Rights Management: The Librarian’s Guide (Catherine A. Lemmer & Carla P. Wale eds., 2016).
  • Learning to Lead: The 2014 AALL Leadership Academy, Law Libr. Lights, Fall 2014.
  • Louisiana Criminal Law: Cases and Materials (Carla P. Wale et al. eds., Jan. 2013).
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Collaboration, AALL Spectrum, Apr. 2013, at 10.
  • TechBuzz: Cool Tools Roundup, CALL Bull. (Chi. Ass’n L. Libr.), Fall 2012, at 20, http://new.chicagolawlib.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/CALL-Bulletin-225-Fall-2012.pdf.
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Open Source: Open Source Integrated Library Systems and Cloud Computing in Academic Law Libraries, 30 Legal Ref. Servs. Q. 310 (2011).

Presentations

  • The Human Equation: What Star Trek Teaches Us about Leadership, Part 2, American Association of Law Libraries Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section Continuing Education Webinar Series, Sept. 2017.
  • The Human Equation: What Star Trek Teaches Us about Leadership, American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, July 2017.
  • Leveraging Project Management Applications, Society of Academic Law Library Directors Annual Meeting, July 2017.
  • Making the Case for Your Career: Creating Killer Cover Letters, Résumés, and LinkedIn Profiles, American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, July 2015.
  • Taking Langdell Literally: The Law Library as Technology Laboratory, Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, Apr. 2015.
  • What’s in Your Toolbox?: Tools to Organize Your Research, Scholarship, or Professional Writing, American Association of Law Libraries Webinar Series, May 2014.
  • Advocate Your Value: Practical Marketing for Busy Librarians, American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting: Preconference Workshop, July 2013.

 

more Calendar

2/21/2019
University Founders' Day Celebration (No Morning Classes)

3/2/2019
Exodus: Unjust Detention that needs your Attention

3/11/2019 » 3/15/2019
Spring Recess - No Classes (3/11 - 3/15)

3/23/2019
Spring Law Day Open House

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