McGeorge School of Law

Monica Sharum

Associate Director of the Library for Administration, Technology and Instructional Support
Monica Sharum
Phone: 916.739.7014

BS, University of Wyoming
JD, University of Wyoming
MLS, Indiana University


Provides legal reference services. Oversees the Library's technology department, including media resources, electronic databases, computer services, and emerging technology. Provides support for classroom technology including TWEN, Sakai, and Camtasia. Teaches advanced legal research.

Professional Experience

  • Head of Library Technology and Instructional Support; Emerging Technologies Librarian; Electronic Services Librarian, McGeorge School of Law
  • Bar Counsel; Assistant Bar Counsel, Wyoming State Bar
  • Assistant Public Defender, Wyoming State Public Defender's Office

Recent Publications & Presentations

Presentation, The Best of Both Worlds: Blending Online and Face-to-Face Learning in Teaching Legal Research. Presented at American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting & Conference, in Boston, Massachusetts on July 23, 2012 (with Paul Howard and James Wirrell).

Wyoming Practice Materials: A Selective Annotated Bibliography (2010), in State Practice Materials: Annotated Bibliographies (William S. Hein, 2002-) (with Paul Howard).

Presentation, An Exploration of the Role of Presidential Signing Statements in Legislative Histories: Analytical and Practical Considerations. 101st AALL Annual Meeting & Conference, July 14, 2008 in Portland, Oregon (with Stephanie Braunstein).

Presentation, How to Search Like a Pro, National Business Institute Seminar Find It Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Legal Research on the Web. Presented May 17, 2007 in San Francisco, California and December 14, 2007 in Sacramento, California (with James Wirrell and Paul Howard).

How to Search Like a Pro in Find It Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Legal Research on the Web, Program Materials, National Business Institute, 2007 (with James Wirrell).

Effective Advocacy: Tips, Techniques and Examples, Institute Bibliography, Third All California Joint Institute (2006) (with James Wirrell).

Book Review, 98 Law Library Journal 531 (2006) (reviewing American Bioethics: Crossing Human Rights and Health Law Boundaries (2005)).

Presentation, How to Handle Your Client's Money, Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association 2000 Annual Convention. Presented June 21, 2000 in Jackson, Wyoming.

Wyoming State Bar Seeks Your Comments - A Report to the Membership on the Activities of the Judicial Planning Commission, Wyoming Lawyer, Apr. 1999, at 18 (with Paul J. Drew).

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Law Libraries (AALL); Northern California Association of Law Libraries (AALL chapter); Western Pacific Chapter of AALL.