Allison Reeve

Cataloging and Technical Services Librarian
Primary office:
210 Green Hall

Allison Reeve returned to the Wheat Law Library in 2011 as the Cataloging and Technical Services Librarian. She manages the acquisitions and technical services department, assesses special collections, oversees international law student services, contributes to faculty and student scholarly communications and serves as a faculty liaison. Reeve graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in 2011 with a Master of Information and Library Studies and a Master of Foreign Language and Literature with a concentration in Spanish literature.


“Beyond a Warm Welcome: Finding and Meeting the Needs of International Law Students” at Mid-American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, Omaha, NE (October 2013).

“Overcoming Service Barriers: Effectively Meeting the Needs of International Law Students” poster presentation at American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX (July 2014).

Research Interests
Library services for international law students, Open Access publishing models and support, Library reorganization and administration.

M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2011; M.A.F.L.L., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2011; B.A., University of Kansas, 2006.

Career History
Cataloging and Technical Services Librarian, Wheat Law Library, University of Kansas, 2011-present; Associate Lecturer, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Department of Spanish and Portuguese, 2010-2011; Cataloging Fieldworker, Golda Meir Library (UWM), 2010-2011; Reference Intern, Golda Meir Library (UWM), 2009-2010; Circulation and University Borrowing Assistant, Golda Meir Library (UWM), 2008-2009; Library Assistant, Wheat Law Library, KU, 2005-2008; Circulation Student Assistant, Wheat Law Library, 2002-2005.

American Library Association, 2005-2010, 2012-present; American Association of Law Libraries, 2012-present; Kansas Library Association, 2005-2008, 2012-present; Mid-America Association of Law Libraries, 2012-present; (Library School Liaison Committee, 2013-present, Public Relations Committee, 2013-present).

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 27th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • Nearly 800 employment interviews at law school, 2012-13
  • Top 25% for number of 2013 grads hired by the nation’s largest law firms
  • 20th: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at the 250 largest law firms