Legal Research Services Librarian
Blake Beals is a native of Lexington, Kentucky. He attended Florida State University, where he received a B.A. in Anthropology in 2002 and an M.A. in International Affairs in 2003. After a break from school which included a stint in Key West and an attempt to join the US foreign service, he enrolled at Indiana University- Bloomington, in 2005 with the aim of entering law librarianship. He graduated in the spring of 2008 with a JD and a Masters of Library Science. After graduation, Blake joined the library staff at the University of Alabama school of
law, where he is in his second year as a reference librarian.