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Tom Heard

Tom Heard
Associate Professor of Law Library Services
Associate Director for Information Technology


Professor Heard received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Taylor University in Upland Indiana, a Master of Library Science from Indiana University at Bloomington and a Juris Doctor from Chase College of Law.

He is a member of the Ohio State Bar, the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries and the American Association of Law Libraries.

Professor Heard has written an article entitled “Proposed Constitutional Amendments as a Research Tool” for the Law Library Journal and his legal interests include legal history.


  • Office: NH 217
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859.572.6482
  • Fax: 859.572.6529


  • BA, Taylor University
  • MLS, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • JD, Chase College of Law

Courses Taught

Basic Legal Skills - Research


Military & Veteran Resources, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci (December 2016)

Cloud Computing: Is it Right For You, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci 8 (October 2012)  pdf

Free PACER Access at Chase, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci (April 2008)  pdf  

Chase Law: Background Check Yourself, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci 6 (June 2007)  pdf  

Have you Read a Blawg Today?, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci 13 (July/Aug 2006)  pdf  

Ohio Legislative Histories, N.K.B.A. Lex Loci 14 (Jan/Feb 2006)  pdf