Charles Sprowls

Head of Information Access and Student Services and Adjunct Professor
Law
Center for Legal Information

Room 215
Phone: 412.396.1133
sprowlsc@duq.edu

Education:

M.L.I.S., Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2004
B.S.I.S., Information Science, University of Pittsburgh, 1999
Biography

Charles Sprowls assists the Duquesne University School of Law community and the general public. His office is located in Room 218A, 

Prof. Sprowls provides research assistance, IT support, web development, and support for the Legal Research & Writing program. He manages the reserve room and faculty reserves. In addition, he supervises student assistants, the evening and weekend supervisor, reference services, and the circulation supervisor. Prof. Sprowls is the editor of DCLIBeat, the official electronic newsletter of the Duquesne Center for Legal Information. The Head of Information Access and Student Services provides electronic and print legal research services to School of Law Students. Coordinates student programs, and takes a leading role with student organizations; Develops and administers training for law journal staff; Presents student training sessions on Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg Law, and other essential legal research databases; Participates in student and adjunct faculty orientation programs; Co-Teaches the "Research for Law Practice" course offered through DCLI; Develops student research support guides and videos; Organizes special outreach and training projects; Presents news, developments, and resource access information to students by publishing e-newsletters, web pages, electronic message boards, and other media; Maintains inventory of physical plant, ensuring the library's accessibility and functionality; Active member of the management team, and supervises staff and student assistant positions.Additionally, he teaches Legal Research Methods and Advanced Legal Research with the Paralegal Institute, as well as Research for Law Practice for the School of Law, and undergraduate legal research and writing courses.

Courses


School of Law

Research for Law Practice (Fall 2018/Spring 2019/Fall 2019)

Paralegal Institute

Legal Research Methods


School of Law

Research for Law Practice (Fall 2018/Spring 2019/Fall 2019)

Paralegal Institute

Legal Research Methods