Jacob Sayward
Adjunct Professor of Law/Librarian

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Email: sayward@law.fordham.edu
Telephone: 212-930-8882


Jacob Sayward joined the Fordham Law Library in December, 2007 from the New York Office of the Attorney General, and he has been teaching legal research at Fordham since 2008. He has taught both introductory and advanced legal research classes. He is library liaison to the Fordham Environmental Law Review. He also serves as Head of Electronic Services at the Law Library. 

Courses Taught

Basic Legal Research (Multiple sections, Fall semester)
Advanced Legal Research Workshop: 3 credits (Thursday evenings: Spring semester)
Electronic Legal Research: 1 credit (Weekends: Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters)
L.L.M. Research Training (Fall semester)


  • Pratt Institute, M.S.L.I.S., 2007
  • Penn State – Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Cornell University, B.A., 2003

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Law Libraries
Law Library Association of Greater New York