Erin Gow

Assistant Professor of Legal Bibliography: Online Services Librarian


Erin Gow is the Online Services Librarian at the Brandeis Law Library.

She is responsible for monitoring online legal information services for changes and for providing training on database use for legal research. She oversees the law library website and social media, assists faculty with scholarly communications, and provides legal reference service to library patrons.

Prior to joining Brandeis, Gow worked at two Inn of Court law libraries in London, England. Most recently, she held the role of European Librarian at Middle Temple Library. Directly before that, she served as a Library Assistant at Gray’s Inn Library.

Gow completed her M.A. in Information Studies at the University of Brighton, where research for her dissertation initially introduced her to the world of law libraries.

Exploring User Training Needs at Middle Temple Law Library, 13 Legal Info. Mgmt. 80 (2013) (U.K.).

Reaching Out Without a Budget: Expanding Your Library's Online Presence Using Online Tools, 37 Computers in Libraries 9, pp. 18-22, November 2017.

Brexit from the Reference Desk: Understanding and Researching the British Exit from the European Union, 81 Kentucky Libraries 3, pp. 7-10 (2017).

Research and the Professional: Navigating a Spectrum of Legal Resources, presented at annual study conference for the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians, Harrogate, U.K., June 12-14 2014.