Prano Amjadi

Associate Director for Research and Information Services

Prano Amjadi manages the Research Services department and oversees Information Services. She has taught Advanced Legal Research and Advanced Legal Research in Intellectual Property.  Prano is very active in professional associations, both locally and nationally, holding leadership positions and speaking at annual meetings and institutes. Her professional interests include copyright in libraries, diversity issues, legal research pedagogy, and social responsibility.  Her prior positions include: Co-Director of the Law Library, Head of Reference, Electronic Services Librarian, and Catalog Librarian.


J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law

M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

A.B., Duke University

Affiliations and Honors

  • Member, American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
  • Chair, Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section of AALL
  • Past Chair, Social Responsibilities Special Interest Section of AALL
  • Past President, Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL)
  • 2013 Recipient of NOCALL’s Professional Achievement Award
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, California State Bar

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