Faculty

Kristen Moore

Kristen Moore

Reference Librarian and Instructor in Law

B.A., University of South Florida
M.A., University of South Florida
J.D., Stetson University College of Law

Phone: 727-562-7383
Email: [email protected]
Office: Library (Gulfport)

Kristen Moore is an instructor of law and student services & reference librarian.

As an instructor of law, she develops course materials for Advanced Legal Research and teaches students to perform traditional legal research with primary and secondary legal resources. She prepares lessons and assignments and shows students how to use subscription-based research databases, as well as free legal research materials, so they can learn to perform efficient and cost-effective legal research.

Featured Publications

Managing Disruptive Patron Behavior in Law Libraries: A Grey Paper

This article discusses best practices for dealing with challenging patron behavior, which are based on based on the authors’ 2014 survey of law library staff, follow-up correspondence with survey respondents, and a review of case law and relevant literature within law librarianship and other fields.

Free Internet Legal Research, Second Revised Edition

This book serves as a guide for attorneys to the best online free legal websites for legal research, and how to effectively use them.

Moore is a member of the Florida Bar and the American Association of Law Libraries, where she serves on several committees. She is also a member of the Southeastern Chapter American Association of Law Libraries.

Moore graduated cum laude from Stetson University College of Law in 2009 and received her Master of Arts in Library and Information Science in 2011 from the University of South Florida. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Social Science in 2003 from the University of South Florida, graduating summa cum laude.