Simon Canick

  • Director of the Diamond Law Library

Simon Canick serves as Director of the Arthur W. Diamond Law Library at Columbia Law School. In that capacity, he oversees library services, collections, and facilities. Mr. Canick joined the school in 2021 after serving as Associate Dean for Law Library & Technology at the University of Maryland School of Law, and Associate Dean for Information Resources and Professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. From 2000-05, he worked at Columbia Law School, first as a reference librarian, and then as Head of Public Services.

Mr. Canick’s professional interests include legal education, e-learning, educational technology, open access, and the current and future role of academic law libraries.