In this series, we’re getting to know our LIT-SIS board. In this third installment, Michael Robak, LIT-SIS Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, answers a few questions. Read on to get to know more about Michael!
1) Tell us about your path to law librarianship.
My journey to law librarianship began in high school when I worked at the Greenfield (Indiana) Public Library. The library was one of the original Carnegie libraries and was, to my mind, (being Catholic) akin to a cathedral. I worked there again while in college. I also worked at my college library (Wabash College in Indiana) assisting at the reference desk. So even though the plan was to go to law school after college (Father was a Judge, Grandpa was a Judge) I was strongly considering applying to Library school. But my Father’s sage advice was it would be better to go to law school at that point in my life,