David Holt joined the Heafey Law Library staff on a temporary basis in 2005, and then permanently, in 2006. His duties at the Heafey Law Library include creating, and maintaining, the content on the library’s website – including research guides and Library 2.0 digital initiatives. He also works at the reference desk, and is the contact on campus for CALI (Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction).
Prior to joining the staff at Heafey Law Library, David worked for the public library in downtown Santa Cruz. He also taught elementary school in Salinas. His academic interests include intellectual freedom, copyright issues in libraries, internet filtering, and LGBT legal issues.
J.D., Santa Clara University
M.L.I.S., San Jose State University
B.A., Southern Oregon University
Affiliations and Honors
- Member, American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
- Member, American Library Association (ALA)
- Member, Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL)
- Chair, AALL Committee for Gay and Lesbian Issues
- Chair, AALL Social Responsibilities Special Interest Section
LGBTIQ Teens - Plugged In and Unfiltered: How Internet Filtering Impairs Construction of Online Communities, Identity Formation, and Access to Health Information in Serving LGBTIQ Library and Archives Users : Essays on Outreach, Service, Collections and Access. Greenblatt, editor. McFarland Publishers (2010) | Link to Digital Commons | Link to Library Catalog
Internet Filtering and the Adolescent Gay/Lesbian Patron, 1 Library Student Journal ___ (September 2006) (web exclusive) | Link to Digital Commons