This article traces the early law library career of Morris L. Cohen, from his position as assistant to Miles O. Price through his first two directorships. It focuses on his involvement in the education of law librarians and his scholarship, particularly the first edition of Legal Research in a Nutshell.

Kent Olson, Birth of a Nutshell: Morris Cohen in the 1960s, 104 Law Library Journal 53–67 (2012).