Interim Associate Dean for Information Resources & Technology
Director, FIU Law Library
Assistant Director, Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication
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J.D., University of Florida
M.S., Florida State University
B.S., University of Miami
Lisa Davis is Interim Associate Dean for Information Resources & Technology, and the Interim Director of the FIU Law Library. She develops and manages the Law Library’s resources, including content creation and provision of technologically innovative digital services. Ms. Davis is responsible for disseminating the scholarly products of FIU Law faculty and students through FIU Law’s institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library. She is head of the Digital Initiatives Center at the FIU Law Library, overseeing the Library’s digital curation operations and services. She also provides reference support services.
Prior to joining the FIU College of Law Library, Ms. Davis was a reference librarian and manager at the Miami-Dade Public Library System for four years. She is a member of the Florida Bar. Ms. Davis represented the State of Florida as an Assistant Attorney General in capital and criminal appeals for more than two years, and served as a Trial Court Staff Attorney for the 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida for over three years. She has experience in legal research and scholarship on a wide range of topics, was an editor for the Florida Journal of International Law and drafted judicial training materials. Ms. Davis’ other academic and professional pursuits include serving as a grant reviewer for the Institute of Museum and Library Services, developing online tutorials for database instruction, and utilizing Web 2.0 technologies and social media to disseminate information. Her interests include developing online resources to support academic scholarship, utilizing Web 2.0 and social media to disseminate information and increasing information literacy through digital technologies.