Academic Librarian; Reference
B.A. Education, University of Wisconsin
M.L.S. University of Wisconsin
Jenny Zook coordinates all library instruction programs at the law school and provides library instruction on a variety of legal research topics at the law school, on campus, and to the legal community in Wisconsin.
She has taught library and research skills for many years, including as lead instructor for a team taught course on legal resources at the School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) and a course on online legal resources at Harper College, an advanced legal research course for paralegals. Jenny is a member of the Paralegal Certification Board at Madison College.
Much of Jenny's initial research experience was gained during her tenure working in a busy law firm in Chicago, first, as a reference librarian, and later as a legal information manager at an American Lawyer Top 100 Law Firm.
She has published on a variety of topics related to legal research, technology and libraries.
She is a past President of the Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin (LLAW), and currently Chairs the Public Relations Committee for Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin (LLAW).
Jenny is the mother of identical twins. The entire family are avid readers, and everyone in her family enjoys playing an instrument.
Scholarship & Publications
- Corporate Law, M&A, Tech. Start Ups
- Teaching and Learning, tax, administrative law, Legal Research and Instruction
- Water Law
News & Media
Monday, May 16, 2022Genevieve Zook on researching Wisconsin water law
Monday, Apr 11, 2022Genevieve Zook discusses music law resources
State Bar of Wisconsin
Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015Jenny Zook: Top mobile apps for the intellectual property professional
Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014Jenny Zook and Kris Turner recommend apps for law students
U.S. News & World Report
- Business Organizations/Corporations
- Legal Research and Analysis
- Skills Training