Kris Turner

University of Wisconsin Law Library

Kris is the Assistant Director of Public Services where he oversees the circulation and reference departments. Kris encourages ‘aggressive helpfulness’ when performing outreach to different communities, and encourages his staff to engage with patrons and users in creative ways that take advantage of new technologies like data visualization.

Kris Turner began working at the Law School Library in January 2012 as a Circulation Assistant and Daytime Supervisor, and also worked as the Reference and Technology Services Librarian and the Head of Reference before becoming the Assistant Director of Public Services. Kris is responsible for managing the reference and circulation departments and enhancing the legal research services that the library offers or may offer in the future. Kris also works with emerging technology and with faculty in preserving their scholarship in the UW Law School Digital Repository.

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