Jenny Zook

Academic Librarian; Reference

Jenny  Zook

Room 5326, Law School


B.A. Education, University of Wisconsin
M.L.S. University of Wisconsin


Jenny Zook coordinates all library instruction programs at the law school and provides library instruction on a variety of legal research topics at the law school, on campus, and to the legal community in Wisconsin.

She has taught library and research skills for many years, including as lead instructor for a team taught course on legal resources at the UW School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) and a course on online legal resources at Harper College, an advanced legal research course for paralegals.  Jenny is a member of the Paralegal Certification Board at Madison College.

Much of Jenny's initial research experience was gained during her tenure working in a busy law firm in Chicago, first, as a reference librarian, and later as a legal information manager at an American Lawyer Top 100 Law Firm.

She has published on a variety of topics related to legal research, technology, water law and libraries. 

She is a past President of the Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin (LLAW), and currently Chairs the Public Relations Committee for Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin (LLAW).

Jenny is the mother of identical twins.  The entire family are avid readers, and everyone in her family enjoys playing an instrument.  


Scholarship & Publications

Law Repository

Research Interests

  • Corporate Law, M&A, Tech. Start Ups
  • Teaching and Learning, tax, administrative law, Legal Research and Instruction
  • Water Law

Teaching Areas

  • Business Organizations/Corporations
  • Legal Research and Analysis
  • Skills Training
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