Director of Research—Diana Botluk
Diana Botluk is the Director of Research at the National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law at Stetson University College of Law. A legal information professional for over 20 years, Ms. Botluk is also the author of The Legal List: Research on the Internet, a book published annually by West Group. Named one of the top eight online legal researchers in T.R. Halvorson’s book, Law of the Super Searchers: The Online Secrets of Top Legal Researchers, she is an innovative information professional with a focus on online, legal, and forensic resources.
Ms. Botluk has taught legal and online research courses since 1990. As an adjunct faculty member, she has taught law school, graduate, and undergraduate courses in a traditional classroom format and various distance learning formats. With over 20 years of experience in online research, she has written dozens of articles, and has designed and delivered many special seminars, workshops, and demonstrations for a variety of continuing legal education, continuing library education, and forensic science organizations.
Before joining NCSTL, Ms. Botluk was a Lawyering Skills Instructor and Reference Librarian in the Judge Kathryn J. Dufour Law Library at Catholic University Law School in Washington, D.C., where she also earned her J.D. Ms. Botluk also has a Masters in Information Science from Florida State University.