Professors

Susan Azyndar

Reference Librarian
Susan Azyndar
Contact Information:

(614) 292-6342 azyndar.1@osu.edu

Education:
  • B.A., University of Redlands
  • M.A., University of Wyoming
  • J.D., University of Arizona
  • M.L.I.S., University of Washington

Susan Azyndar is a reference librarian at the Moritz Law Library, providing research support to faculty, students, and public patrons. She teaches Legal Writing and Analysis I and an advanced course on business and tax research. 

Azyndar graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University Redlands with a B.A. in English and French Studies and earned an M.A. in English. She has taught undergraduate writing and literature courses. She graduated order of the coif from the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law.  While in law school, Azyndar served as senior articles editor of the Arizona Law Review and worked as an extern at the Arizona Court of Appeals and as a clerk at the Federal Public Defender’s Capital Habeas Unit. She served as an assistant district counsel with the Army Corps of Engineers, focusing on civil works law, before earning her M.L.I.S. at the University of Washington. 

Azyndar is an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries, the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries, and the Legal Writing Institute. She is also an inactive member of the California Bar Association.

Azyndar writes and presents on a wide range of legal research and writing topics, with a particular interest in legal research pedagogy.

Selected Publications:

           A New Era: Integrating Today’s “Next Gen” Research Tools Ravel and Casetext in the Law School Classroom, 41 Rutgers Computer & Tech. L.J. 31 (2015) (co-authored with
           Ingrid Mattson and Katrina Lee).

            Book Review – Dressing Constitutionally, 106 L.L.J. 464 (2015).

Selected Presentations:

           “How to Search Like a Pro,” part of CLE entitled “Find it Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Legal Research on the Web,” National Business Institute (NBI), Columbus, Ohio (December 16, 2013).

           “Teaching Students to Create Screencasts to Demonstrate ALR Concepts.” SEALL Annual Meeting, April 17, 2015 (with Ingrid Mattson).