Nicholas Mignanelli

Research & Instructional Services Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research


Nicholas Mignanelli is the Research & Instructional Services Librarian at the Lillian Goldman Law Library and a Lecturer in Legal Research at Yale Law School.

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Nicholas Mignanelli

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Education & Curriculum Vitae


M.L.I.S., University of Arizona School of Information, 2017
J.D., University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, 2016
B.A., University of New Hampshire, 2013

Courses Taught


  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Introduction to Legal Research Methods and Sources

Nicholas Mignanelli is the Research & Instructional Services Librarian at the Lillian Goldman Law Library and a Lecturer in Legal Research at Yale Law School. A critical legal information scholar, he has twice won the American Association of Law Libraries/LexisNexis Call for Papers (New Members Division). More recently, he organized “Critical Legal Research: The Next Wave,” a panel honoring Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic held at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting and published as a symposium issue of the Boston University Law Review Online. In recognition of his work, he was named to the Fastcase 50, an annual awards program that honors the top innovators in the legal field. He serves on the editorial boards of Law Library Journal and Legal Reference Services Quarterly.

Before coming to Yale in January 2021, Mignanelli was the Reference & Instructional Services Librarian and a Lecturer in Law at the University of Miami School of Law. He began his career as a Daniel F. Cracchiolo Law Library Fellow at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. Mignanelli holds an M.L.I.S. from the University of Arizona School of Information and a J.D. from the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law. A New Hampshire native, he graduated cum laude with a B.A. in political science and a minor in classics from the University of New Hampshire, where he was also awarded the Malcolm & Virginia Smith Endowed Prize. He is admitted to the bars of New Hampshire and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.