Marcia Baker has joined the faculty of the UNM Law Library as a reference librarian, and she manages the student research pool. She also teaches advanced legal research and shares collection development responsibilities.
Before coming to UNM this fall, Baker was a reference librarian at the Wake Forest University School of Law Professional Center Library. She has also worked at the University of Texas Tarleton Law Library in Austin and other academic, public and firm law libraries.
Baker earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, a master's in English literature from Northwestern University, a master’s of library science from Indiana University and a J.D. from the University of North Carolina.
She has contributed book reviews to the Library Journal and the Legal Publishing Preview and written two lessons for the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction.
Baker is active in the Association of American Law Libraries (AALL) and is a past member of the Southeastern Association of American Law Libraries (SEAALL).
She has served on the Government Relations and Placement Committees of AALL and the Newsletter Committee of SEAAL
Besides a love for the legal research chase, she has a special interest in government documents and research in administrative law.