Discipline Faculty Contact:
Professor Mercedes Medina, J.D.
Library liaisons work closely with the Discipline to make sure that the faculty are given the opportunity to select materials and services that best fit the needs of the curriculum. Each liaison works in a college-wide capacity.
At Miami Dade College, the paralegal students and faculty have access to:
Each tab within this guide provides an overview of the paralegal resources available to the MDC community with information about various types of material and formats that make up the current collection and resources. Working with the library liaison, faculty within the discipline now have the information they need to create an up-to-date instructional program.
Libraries are rapidly changing environments. For this reason, an overview is provided for each type of information collected by the College so that faculty can make the most informed choice about what resources to use in the classroom.
Regardless of the format, information in the following subjects are collected to support the students:
The MDC Libraries use the Library of Congress classification system to catalog and organize the library books. The Library of Congress Classification system is widely used in academic libraries around the world.
K is the call number range for law
K--Law in General
K 85-89--Legal Research (General)
KF 1-9827--Law of the US (Federal)
KF 320--Paralegal Studies