Scott Vanderlin

Instruction and Outreach Librarian

Scott Vanderlin

Scott Vanderlin provides a wide range of services related to research, teaching, and learning. Prior to coming to the University of Chicago, Scott was the Associate Director for Research and Instructional Services at the Chicago-Kent College of Law Library. While at Chicago-Kent, Scott designed interactive QR codes for library resources and created videos to illustrate legal research concepts, as well as the library tour video. Before arriving at Chicago-Kent, Scott was a Reference Associate and taught first year legal research for three years at the Pritzker Legal Research Center at Northwestern University School of Law.  

Scott is an active member of the Chicago Association of Law Libraries (CALL), where he currently serves on the Executive Board. Scott won the 2012 CALL award for Outstanding In-House Publication for his QR Code displays. 


Scott earned his Bachelor's Degree with Honors in English and Classics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2008, he graduated cum laude from Northern Illinois University College of Law and was admitted to the Illinois Bar. While in law school, Scott served as a Research Assistant and was a judicial extern for the Honorable Ron Jacobson of the 15th Circuit. In 2009, Scott earned his M.L.I.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.