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Herbert E. Cihak, M.L.S.
Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and Professor of Law

Office: School of Law (SOL)

  • M.L.S., Brigham Young University, 1984
  • J.D., University of Nebraska, 1983
  • M.A., Brigham Young University, 1975
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 1972

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Herb Cihak joined the law school in 2007 as the associate dean of the Library and Information Services and professor of law. Prior to his arrival at Pepperdine he was the director of the Young Law Library and professor of law at the University of Arkansas from 2004-2007 after serving as the associate vice chancellor for the Library and Information Technology at Louisiana State University Law Center from 2001-2004. He also served as director of the Law Library and Professor of law at the University of Kentucky from 1994 to 2001. During 1988 to 1994, he was affiliated at the University of Mississippi, first as head of Public Services, and then in 1991 he assumed the position of director of the Law Library and assistant professor of law. Prior law library service includes work in Oklahoma, Texas, and California.



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  • Herbert E. Cihak, ABA evaluator on a special assignment for the ABA, 2011.
  • Herbert E. Cihak, Speaker re library leadership at the Chinese and American Forum on Legal Information and Law Libraries---a pre American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting Conference in Philadelphia, 2011.
  • Herbert E. Cihak, ABA Site Evaluation Team for Charlotte School of Law, 2010.
  • Herbert E. Cihak, "Library Issues: Staffing and Costs," Chinese-United States Conference on Legal Information and Law Libraries, Beijing, China, 2009.

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