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Theresa K. Tarves

Theresa K. Tarves

Emerging Technology and Digital Research Librarian

(814) 863-6861

J.D., Seton Hall University
M.L.I.S., Rutgers University
B.A., Penn State University

As emerging technology and digital research librarian, Theresa K. Tarves works with faculty and other H. Laddie Montague Jr. Law Library patrons to maximize their knowledge and effective use of the library’s growing number of electronic research collections. Additionally, Tarves teaches a section of the 1L Legal Research course, provides general reference and research support to library patrons, and participates in general library planning and administration.

Prior to joining Penn State Law, Tarves served as manager of research services for the Knowledge Management Division of the Philadelphia firm of Fox Rothschild, LLP. She previously served as associate counsel/compliance officer for a major medical reference laboratory in New Jersey, where she provided legal and non-legal research and legal analysis for departmental attorneys.  

Teaching Cost-Effective Legal Research Skills: Tips for Effective and Efficient Legal Research, AALL Spectrum, March/April 2016 (with Rebecca A. Mattson).