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Todd G.E. Melnick

FLS Todd Melnick

Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Law Library

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 212-636-7677
Curriculum Vitae

Todd Melnick earned his BA summa cum laude from Brandeis University, his JD from the UCLA School of Law, and his M.Ed. from the UCLA School of Education. He has worked as a Law Clerk for the New York Department of Investigation, a Senior Law Clerk for the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office, and as a Circulation Supervisor at the Firestone Library at Princeton University. After library school he worked for six years as a Reference Librarian at the George Washington University School of Law. He came to Fordham as the Senior Reference Librarian in 2005 and was promoted to Associate Law Librarian in 2008.

Classes Taught

Basic Legal Research (2-4 6 hour sessions per fall semester)
Advanced Legal Research Workshop (3 credit)
Advanced Legal Research: Electronic Resources (1 credit)
Advanced Legal Research: Copyright and Trademark (2 credits)

Selected Publications

“Fordham Builds A New Home,” AALL Spectrum, May 2015. P. 22-25.

Review of “Program G2: Emerging Issues in Copyright: What You Need to Know, The CRIV Sheet, Vol 37, No. 1, November 2014.

Review of “Program E1: Off the Page and Beyond the Book: New Models for Buying and Selling Legal Information,” The CRIV Sheet, Vol. 36, No. 1. November 2013, p. 8-9.

Review of “Program C-5: Hot Topics in Copyright for Librarians,” The CRIV Sheet, Vol. 35, No. 1. November 2012. p. 5-6.

Review of “Program G-4: Antitrust Considerations and the Association,” The CRIV Sheet, Vol. 35, No. 1. November 2012. p. 6-7.

“Project COUNTER,” The CRIV Sheet, Vol. 34, No. 3. May 2012. p. 3-5.

Review of Information and Exclusion by Lior J. Strahilevitz in Law Library Journal, Vol. 104,No. 2, p. 327-329 (Spring 2012).


M.L.S., Library and Information Science, Rutgers University, 1999
M.Ed., UCLA School of Education,
JD, UCLA School of Law, 1989
BA summa cum laude, Brandeis University, 1984.