Sharon L. NelsonSharon L. Nelson
Associate Director for Systems and Technical Services, Associate Professor

B.A., Northern Illinois University
M.S., University of Illinois



Phone: (815) 753-2021
Room: 267A


Sharon L. Nelson joined the Law Library in 2006. She is responsible for the implementation and use of all modules of the Voyager integrated library system, with particular responsibility for serials and acquisitions. In addition to her previous work in library systems, her experience includes positions in information technology and medical librarianship. She has been actively involved in the statewide I-SHARE library consortium and with the annual international conference for users of the Voyager system.

Faculty News for Professor Nelson


  • The Connection between Animal Abuse and Family Violence: A Selected Annotated Bibliography, 17 Animal L. 369 (2011).
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Short Articles/Columns

Professional Association Presentations

  • Web 2.0 Technologies (panelist), MAALL Annual Meeting, Fayetteville, AR, October 2008.
  • E-Reserves with Voyager and EZproxy: Fast, Cheap and Good (with Gretel Stock-Kupperman).
    Endeavor End-User Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2006.
  • An EZproxy Diary: A Step-by-Step Guide to Implementation in the Small Library. Endeavor
    End-User Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2003.