Joel Wegemer

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  • Interim Director of the Law Library
  • Adjunct Professor of Law


B.A., Boston College, 1978

J.D., Capital University, 1981

M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1996


Joel Wegemer joined the Law Library as a Reference Librarian in 1996. He was made Assistant Director of Information Services in 1998 and was promoted in 2000 to Associate Director. In 2014, he became Deputy Director of the Law Library. In June of 2020 he became Interim Director of the Law Library.

Professor Wegemer teaches legal research in the Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy Program where he also serves as Legal Research Director. He teaches specialized research classes and has taught Computerized Legal Research for the Law Center's Department of Legal Assistant Education. He was named an Adjunct Professor of Law in 2003. Professor Wegemer has served on several University of Oklahoma Library Committees including the University Libraries OPAC Committee and University of Oklahoma Libraries SirsiDynix Implementation Search Interface Committee.

After law school, Wegemer was a law clerk for Judge Dean Strausbaugh of the Ohio Tenth District Court of Appeals. After his clerkship, he worked for Westlaw Services Inc. and then West Publishing Company.

He is admitted to the Ohio Bar and is a member of the America Association of Law Libraries, the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries and the Southwestern Association of Law Libraries.

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