Jules Winterton is Director and Librarian of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Associate Professor at the Kwame Nkrumah University in Ghana, and a member of the Board of the Ghana Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. He started his professional career at Queen Mary University of London, having worked at the Institute of Classical Studies. He was President of the International Association of Law Libraries from 2004 until 2010. He received the Joseph L Andrews Bibliographical Award in 2012 in the USA for the International Handbook of Legal Information Management. He is Convenor of the Libraries Sub-Committee of the Society of Legal Scholars, a member of the Board of Trustees of the British and Irish Legal Information Institute, a member of the Board of LLMC Digital, and a member of the Chinese and American Forum on Legal Information and Law Libraries. He was Chair of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians in 1994/95 and received its Wallace Breem Memorial Award in 1998 for Information Sources in Law 2nd edn. He has been a Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg and at the University of Florence.