Faye E. Jones

Director, Albert E. Jenner, Jr. Memorial Law Library
Clinical Professor of Law


Faye Jones joined the University of Illinois College of Law in 2015 as director of the Albert E. Jenner Law Library and Clinical Professor of Law. She has more than 30 years of experience as a law librarian and law teacher. Her focus at Illinois is to develop faculty research support programs, expand the legal research curriculum for students, and teach substantive and legal research courses, including Privacy and Cybersecurity Law, Advanced Legal Research, and Introduction to Legal Research.

Prior to joining Illinois, Professor Jones worked at the Florida State University College of Law, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law; University of California, Hastings College of the Law; and the University of Puget Sound School of Law.

Professor Jones also served on active and reserve duty with the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps. She earned the Navy Achievement Medal for leadership as Commanding Officer, VTU-Law 2207, and retired with the rank of Commander. She is admitted to practice in Florida and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. She earned her undergraduate degree in Library Science cum laude and her Masters of Library Science from the Florida State University, and her law degree at Nova Southeastern University.


JD Nova Southeastern University Center for the Study of Law
MS Florida State University
BA Florida State University

Areas of Expertise

Legal Research
Privacy and Security Law


Legal Research
Privacy & Security Law

Selected Publications

Book Chapter, “Library Director as Fundraiser” in Perspectives of Academic Law Library Directors (Michelle M. Wu, ed., William S. Hein & Co., 2015).

Trust-Based Internet Accountability: Requirements and Legal Ramifications, (with Sudhir Aggarwal, Zhenhai Duan and Wayne Liu), 13 J. Internet Law 3 (April 2010.)

Book chapter, “Playing Nicely with Others: Managing Work Relations” in Beyond the Books: People, Politics and Librarianship (Leslie A. Lee and Michelle M. Wu, eds., William S. Hein & Co., 2007).

The State of Legal Research Instruction in Law School and Law Firms Today, The Law Library 2002, PLI, Chapter 1, p. 7-22 (2002).

25 Years After Watergate: A Selective Bibliography, 51 Hastings Law Journal 79 (2000).

SPAM: Unsolicited Commercial E-mail By Any Other Name, 3 J. Internet Law 1 (1999).

Web Search Engines, 104 San Francisco Daily Journal #161, August 20, 1998, p. 18. Reprinted in San Francisco Daily Journal Resource Guide, September 28, 1998.

Designing and Managing the Intranet. Managing the Law Library 1998, PLI, Chapter 5, p. 43-58 (1998).


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