Shamika Dalton joins faculty as assistant university librarian, adjunct professor

Published: September 17th, 2012

Category: News

DaltonShamika Dalton joins the UF Law faculty as an assistant university librarian and adjunct professor of law.  She provides reference service to students, faculty, and others, who come through the UF Law Library. Beginning in fall of 2013, Dalton will teach her a 1L Legal Research course section.

In 2008, Dalton graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina Central University with a Bachelor of Social Work. After completing her undergraduate degree, she entered law school at her alma mater. It was in an Advanced Legal Research Course that she found her passion for legal research and writing. Her law school had a Dual JD/MLS program, from which she she graduated in December 2011.

This is Dalton’s first job in the law librarianship profession and she said she’s especially looking forward to the new legal research curriculum.

“Everyone was so welcoming,” she said. “I enjoyed the fact that I would be a part of the 1L legal research curriculum.”

– Maggie Powers
Student writer