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Abby Deese

Law Librarian for Research Services

Professional Profile

Abby Deese is a Law Librarian for Research Services at the MacMillan Law Library. Prior to joining Emory, Abby was a reference librarian, government documents coordinator, and legal research instructor at Elon University School of Law. During her time at Elon, Abby worked with colleagues to develop experiential instruction techniques and innovative online research courses. Since joining the Emory team, she has relaunched our Business & Tax Law Research course and developed the ALR – Mastery of Regulatory Research course. Abby is an alumna of the Law Library Fellowship at the Cracchiolo Law Library, University of Arizona Rogers College of Law. In addition to teaching legal research and providing research expertise to Emory faculty and students, Abby serves as an active member of local, regional, and national law library associations.

Abby holds a JD from Charleston School of Law, a Master of Library and Information Science from University of Arizona, and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Charleston.

Courses Taught:

  • Mastery of Regulatory Law Research (Spring 2019)
  • Business & Tax Legal Research (Spring 2019)