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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)
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  • 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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Books


  • Herbert E. Cihak & Joan S. Howland, LEADERSHIP ROLES FOR LIBRARIANS (Hein 2002).
  • Book Chapters


  • Herbert E. Cihak, Son of Sam; Son of Sam Laws, in THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN LAW AND CRIMINAL LAW JUSTICE (with Jessica Drewitz) (Facts on File, Inc. 2012) . WorldCat
  • Herbert E. Cihak, Direct Democracy, in POLITICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF U.S. STATES AND REGIONS (Donald P. Haider-Markel & Michael A. Card eds., CQ Press 2009) . WorldCat
  • Herbert E. Cihak, Teaching Legal Research in a Government Library, in TEACHING LEGAL RESEARCH AND PROVIDING ACCESS TO ELECTRONIC RESOURCES (Gary L. Hill ed., Haworth Information Press 2001) . WorldCat
  • Articles


  • Herbert E. Cihak & Joan S. Howland, Temptations of the Sirens: Ethical Issues in Libraries, 104 LAW LIBR. J. 531 (2012) SSRN
  • Herbert E. Cihak, The Help America Vote Act: Unmet Expectations?, 29 U. ARK. LITTLE ROCK L. REV. 679 (2007) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Herbert E. Cihak, 2007 Election Law Issues, Legislation and Reforms, 2007ARK. L. NOTES 1 (2007)
  • Herbert E. Cihak & Jason Springman, HAVA and Arkansas Election Law Reform: Compliance and Promise, 2006 ARK. L. NOTES 1 (2006)
  • Herbert E. Cihak, Law Libraries: Maximizing Their Impact and Resources, 97 LAW LIBR. J. 405 (2005) SSRN HeinOnline
  • Herbert E. Cihak, Teaching Legal Research: A Proactive Approach, 19 LEGAL REFERENCE SERVICES QUARTERLY 27 (2001)
  • Popular Press


  • 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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