Richard L. Buckingham

Director of the Law Library and Information Resources, Associate Professor of Legal Research

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Professor Buckingham joined the Moakley Law Library as a legal reference librarian in 2002. Before becoming a librarian, he worked in housing and residence life at several institutions, including Boston University and Emerson College. While obtaining his degree from Simmons College he worked part-time at the Harvard Law School Library.


  • BA, Framingham State College
  • JD, Rutgers University, Newark
  • MSLIS, Simmons College



Professional Activities

  • NELLCO Board of Directors, 2016 – present
  • LLNE Treasurer, 2013 - 2019
Richard L. Buckingham

Courses Taught

  • International and Comparative Research