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Kincaid Brown

Biography & Contact Information

Kincaid Brown

Assistant Director
Collection Services, Head

S-110E Legal Research
Phone: 734-647-1529
Fax: 734-764-5863
Email: kcb@umich.edu

Kincaid C. Brown is the Assistant Director and Head of Acquisitions Services for the University of Michigan Law Library. He received a B.A. in History from the University of Michigan in 1994. He attended the University of Michigan Law School, earning a J.D. in 1996. He received his M.S.I. with a specialization in Library and Information Science from the University of Michigan, School of Information in 1998. He joined the Law Library staff in 1998.

Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association of Law Libraries
  • Michigan Association of Law Libraries
  • Publications

  • "Law School Institutional Repositories: A Survey,” Trends Interactive: A Dialog on Law Libraries and Technology, (February 29, 2016).
  • "Michigan Craft Beer Legislation,” Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 94, No. 7 (July 2015): 54-55.
  • "Human Trafficking Law and Resources,” Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 92, No. 11 (November 2013): 54-55.
  • "Make Your Life Easier: Free Online Productivity Tools and Resources,” Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 90, No. 7 (July 2011): 58-59.
  • "Legislative Intent and Legislative History in Michigan,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 1-2 (January - June 2011): 51-61.
  • "Tactics and Terms in the Negotiation of Electronic Resource Licenses," In Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice, edited by H. Yu and S. Breivold, 174-192. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2008.
  • "Microfiche Checking and Refilming at the University of Michigan Law Library," The CRIV Sheet, Vol. 27, No. 2 (February 2005): 3-5.
  • "How Many Copies Are Enough? Using Citation Studies to Limit Journal Holdings,” Law Library Journal, Vol. 94, No. 2 (Spring 2002): 301-314.
  • Activities & Presentations

  • Michigan State Bar Committee on Libraries, Legal Research & Legal Publications, 2010-; Committee Chair, 2013-2016.
  • Immediate Past Chair, AALL CS-SIS Executive Board, 2016-.
  • Chair, AALL CS-SIS Nominations Committee, 2016-.
  • Member, AALL CS-SIS Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee, 2016-.
  • Chair, AALL CS-SIS Executive Board, 2015-2016.
  • Mentor, AALL Mentoring Program, 2016-.
  • Presenter, Michigan Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, April 2015: "Trends in Law Libraries: Where We're Going."
  • Vice-Chair, AALL CS-SIS Executive Board, 2014-2015.
  • Member, AALL CS-SIS Strategic Planning Committee, 2014-2016.
  • Member, AALL Indexing of Periodical Literature Committee, 2013-2016; Vice-Chair, 2014-2015; Chair, 2015-2016.
  • Co-coordinator, American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, July 2013: "Cool Tools Cafe."
  • Member-at-large, AALL CS-SIS Executive Board, 2012-2014.
  • Chair, AALL CS-SIS Communications Committee, 2012-2013.
  • Coordinator, American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, July 2012: "Cool Tools Cafe."
  • Presenter, Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, April 2012: "Creating Easy New Books Lists" [Poster Session].
  • Co-coordinator & Presenter, American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, July 2011: "Cool Tools Cafe."
  • Chair, AALL CS-SIS Emerging Technologies Subcommittee, 2011-2013.
  • Member, AALL CS-SIS Program Planning Committee, 2007-2009, 2013-2015.
  • Presenter, American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, July 2009: "Cool Tools: The Workshop."
  • Presenter, American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, July 2008: "Cool Tools: Energizing Law Librarianship with Web 2.0."
  • Participated with the Michigan Council of Federal Depository Libraries in the 2003 revision of the Michigan State Plan.
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