Marcia L. Dority Baker

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Marcia L. Dority Baker

Assistant Professor of Law Library and Access Services Librarian

134 LAW UNL 68583-0902
(402)472-8307 | Email

Education
  • MLS, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2008
  • MA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2001
  • BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1999

Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Law Library, 2009

Biography

Marcia Dority Baker is an assistant professor and access services librarian at the Marvin and Virginia Schmid Law Library of the University of Nebraska College of Law. Prior to joining the Schmid Law Library, she worked at the Lincoln City Libraries (NE), Eiseley Branch Library. Her responsibilities include access services, classroom technology, circulation, reference and outreach for the law library.

She is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries, the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries, the American Library Association and the Nebraska Library Association.

  • 2013
  • “Cool Tools Café” with Natalie Vaughn, Jennifer Prilliman, Darin Fox, Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL), October 2013
  • “Managing Online Presence”, Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL), October 2013
  • “Tinkers, Printers & Makers: Makerspaces in the Library”, with Gordan Wyant and Michael Sauers, Nebraska Library Association Annual Meeting (NLA/NSLA 2013), October 2013
  • “Responsive Web Design: Designing One Website that Looks Great on Every Device”, panel discussion with Jason Eiseman, Yale Law School, Elmer Masters, CALI and Ellen Augustiniak, UC-Irvine, American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual meeting, July 2013
  • “Dead Men Do Talk: Managing Digital Content at Death”, Grand Island Rotary Club, June 2013
  • Finding + Tuning Social Signals”, with Roger Skalbeck, Georgetown Law Library, Conference for Law School Computer (CALIcon13), June 2013
  • “Dead Men Do Talk: Managing Digital Content at Death”, UNL College of Law and School and Accountancy: 2013 Estate & Business Planning Program, May 2013
  • “Free/Low Cost Legal Sites on the Web”, with Brian Striman, Schmid Law Library. Schmid Law Library, Legal Research Palooza 2013, May 2013
  • “100 Years of Law Faculty Publications”, with Stefanie Pearlman, Schmid Law Library. Nebraska Law Faculty Colloquium, April 2013
  • “Managing Your Online Presence”, Nebraska Partnership for Philanthropic Planning ,April 2013
  • “Teaching with an iPad”, Faculty Brown Bag, University of Nebraska College of Law, January 2013
  • 2012
  • “Managing Your Online Presence: From Accidental to Purposeful”, panel discussion with Becky Wymer and Alex Knight, Tri-Conference (MPLA/NLA/NSLA 2012), October 2012
  • “MPLA 2012 Professional Forum”, Organizer and Judge for professional paper presentation, 2012 Tri-Conference (MPLA/NLA/NSLA 2012), October 2012
  • “I Have a Tablet or Mobile Device – Now What? Legal Related Apps, Security Issues and Tech Device Trends”, UNL College of Law and School and Accountancy: 2012 Estate & Business Planning Program, May 2012
  • “Adding Flair to Faculty Pages”, Library Technology 2012 Conference, March 2012
  • 2011
  • “Technology Petting Zoo – iPad Apps vs Websites”, roundtable presentation, Mid-America & Southwestern Associations of Law Libraries Joint Annual Meeting (MAALL/SWALL 2011), November 2011
  • “Say what???!! Professional Librarians Without a JD at the Reference desk”, with Sandy Placzek and Brian Striman, Schmid Law Library, Mid-America & Southwestern Associations of Law Libraries Joint Annual Meeting (MAALL/SWALL 2011), November 2011
  • “Mini-golf in the Library”, poster session, Mid-America & Southwestern Associations of Law Libraries Joint Annual Meeting (MAALL/SWALL 2011), November 2011
  • “Mini-golf in the Library”, NMRT poster session, Nebraska Library Association Annual Meeting (NLA/NEMA 2011), October 2011
  • “ALA Emerging Leaders Program: Nebraska Representatives Report”, panel discussion with; Susan Franklin, Hastings College, Stacy Lickteig, school librarian, Beth Lighthipe, Bellevue University, Carrie Turner, school librarian, Nebraska Library Association Annual Meeting (NLA/NEMA 2011), October 2011
  • “Internet Security 101: Common Sense Online”, UNL College of Law and School and Accountancy: 2011 Estate & Business Planning Program, May 2011
  • “Informal marketing: Building Relationships at the Schmid Law Library”, Lincoln City Libraries (NE) Annual In-Service, April 2011
  • “Nebraska Websites”, Schmid Law Library Bootcamp sessions, March 2011
  • 2010
  • “1 Year Out: 4 Recent Graduates Talk about Life After Library School”, panel discussion with: Karin Dalziel, UNL Digital Humanities, Emily Nimsokant, Nebraska Library Commission, and Kathryn Kelley, Lincoln City Libraries, Nebraska Library Association Annual Meeting (NLA/NEMA 2010), October 2010
  • “Communicating with Patrons – The Best of the Best” poster session with Stefanie Pearlman, Schmid Law Library, American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual meeting, July 2010
  • “Common Sense and Confidentiality in the Social Media Age”, UNL College of Law and School and Accountancy: 2010 Estate & Business Planning Program, May 2010
  • “Hello, Anyone Out There? Outreach via Social Media”, webinar, ACRL/LLAMA Spring Virtual Institute, April 2010
  • “Social networking in the (law) library: can you do that?” Library Technology 2010 Conference, March 2010
  • 2009
  • “Harnessing Social Media: Market Your Library 2.0 Style”, with Karin Dalziel, UNL Digital Humanities. Nebraska Library Association Annual Meeting (NLA/NEMA 2009), October 2009
  • “New Media Revolution: Finding Information Without Print Material”, with Richard Leiter, Schmid Law Library, Nebraska Library Association Annual Meeting (NLA/NEMA 2009), October 2009
  • “Twenty Dollars a Day: Marketing Your Library in Challenging Economic Times”, with Stefanie Pearlman, Schmid Law Library. Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL), October 2009
  • “Twitter: The Schmid Law Library Experience”, with Stefanie Pearlman, Schmid Law Library, UNL Libraries, June 2009
  • “Circulation, Information & Transformation: The Evolution of a Circulation Desk”, Nebraska Library Association, College & University (C&U) Section Spring meeting, May 2009
  • 2008
  • “24/7 Librarianship: Reaching Patrons with Digital Tutorials”, webinar. WebJunction, November 2008
  • “24/7 Librarianship: Service and Instruction Through Digital Tutorials”, group presentation, Nebraska Library Association Annual Meeting (NLA/NEMA 2008), October 2008
  • “NLA’s Emerging Leader: Jumping in Feet First with ALA”, Nebraska Library Association Annual Meeting (NLA/NEMA 2008), October 2008
  • LRRT’s “New Minds, New Approaches”, forum moderator, ALA Annual Conference, June 2008
  • “Navigating Online Legal Information: What Nebraskans Need to Know”, Nebraska Library Association, College and University (C&U) Section Spring meeting, May 2008
  • “24/7 Teachers: The Usefulness of Digital Tutorials In and Out of the Classroom”, with Dr. R.J. (Becky) Pasco, College of Education Coordinator, UNO Nebraska Educational Technology Association (NETA) Spring 2008 Conference, April 2008
  • 2007
  • “I’ve Got Just the Book for You! Reader’s Advisory for Library Staff”, with Kathryn Kelley, Love Library, UNL Nebraska Library Association Annual Meeting (NLA/NEMA 2007), October 2007
  • “Library-friendly Technology: Applications that Work @your Library”, with Karin Dalziel, Love Library, UNL, Nebraska Library Association, Technical Services Round Table/College and University Section Spring meeting, May 2007

Online Professional Activities

  • Schmid LibGuides: Digital Assets in Estate Planning, Solo Practitioner Guide, Mobile Apps for Law Students, Schmid Law Library in a Nutshell
  • "Law Librarian Conversations." Bimonthly Internet Radio show, co-host with Richard Leiter, September 2009 - current

Publications

Book Chapter

  • "Social Software." Law Librarianship in the Digital Age edited by Ellyssa Kroski, 2013

Articles

  • "Using Buttons to Better Manage Online Presence: How One Academic Institution Harnessed the Power of Flair." Journal of Web Librarianship, 7(3), 2013.
  • “In This Together: A C&U Column.” Nebraska Libraries, 2013.
  • “Nebraska Libraries Using Social Software.” Nebraska Libraries, 1(2), 2013.
  • “Adding Website Flair with Buttons.” MALL Markings, 21(3), 2012.
  • “Connect with us! Nebraska Law Using Social Media.” The Nebraska Transcript, 45(1), Spring 2012.
  • “Evolution of Classroom Technology.” The Nebraska Transcript, 44(1), Spring 2011.
  • “Are We Recording? The Evolution of a Law Library Radio Show.” AALL Spectrum, 15(3), December 2010.
  • "Tweet Treats: how one law library uses Twitter to educate and connect with patrons." AALL Spectrum, 14(3), December 2009. Co-written with Stefanie Pearlman, Schmid Law Library.
  • "24/7 Librarianship: how digital tutorials can provide learning opportunities outside the library." NLAQ (Nebraska Library Association Quarterly), 39(2), Summer 2008.
  • "How to use ALA's "@your library" as an outreach tool to local communities." AALL Spectrum, 12(4), February 2008.