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Emily Barney

Technology Training & Marketing Librarian

Emily earned her B.A. magna cum laude from Wheaton College in 2005, with a double major in English Literature and Art Education. In 2008 she received her M.S.L.I.S. from the University of Illinois with a faculty special award of merit. 

Emily joined the library in 2005 as Assistant to the Library Director and transitioned to a professional librarian position in 2008. Emily works with faculty on a variety projects from the use of Twitter in the classroom, to creation of faculty blogs and online surveys for research projects. She teaches introductory legal tech workshops in the legal writing program and offers other tech training as requested.

As a member of the school's social media working group, Emily provides content for the school's Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Google+ accounts and provides event photograpy that is archived on the school's Flickr account. 

She supports our student organization websites along with faculty and department blogs using WordPress, offering managed hosting and training to create accessible, easy to manage websites. 

Professional Associations and Presentations

Emily is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries and regularly presents at the annual CALI conference. She is also a member of the organizing committee for WordCamp Chicago.

AALL National Meeting

July 2016, Chicago

July 2015, Philadelphia

CALICON: Annual Conference for Law School Computing

June 2017, Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law

June  2016, Georgia State University College of Law

June  2015, University of Denver Sturm School of Law

June  2014, Harvard Law School

June  2013, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

June  2012, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego

June  2011, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee

June 2010, Rutgers School of Law, Camden, NJ