Jamie J. Baker
|Faculty Services Librarian
Jamie J. Baker is the Faculty Services Librarian at the Texas Tech University School of Law Library. Her focus is on providing excellent service to the Law School Faculty in areas such as research, curriculum, and teaching support. She coordinates and instructs in the Faculty Research Series, as well as teaches sessions in Advanced Legal Research and the Excellence in Legal Research program. She also teaches Research & Writing to International LL.M. students.
Prior to coming to Texas Tech, Jamie was a Reference Librarian at Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Brennan Law Library from 2010-2014. At Cooley, she taught a wide variety of legal research sessions to law students in Research & Writing, Advanced Research & Writing, Scholarly Writing, Moot Court, Estate Planning, and Pretrial Skills. Jamie was also an Adjunct Professor of Scholarly Writing at Cooley.
During law school, Jamie worked at the Friend of the Court Bureau at the Michigan Supreme Court’s State Court Administrative Office where she focused on family law. She also clerked for McGraw Law Firm, PLC and interned for Honorable Judge Amy Krause.
Jamie is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries (“AALL”) and the Southwestern Association of Law Libraries (“SWALL”). Jamie is a frequent contributor to the Research Instruction and Patrons Services (“RIPS”) Law Librarian Blog.
In addition, Jamie is the Executive Director of Scribes – The American Society of Legal Writers.
She is a member of the Michigan Bar.
B.S. (Political Science & Public Administration), cum laude, Central Michigan University
J.D., cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School
M.L.I.S., Wayne State University
Publications and Presentations
Jamie Baker, How Law Librarians Can Assist with Law Journal Publication Agreements, 30 T.M. Cooley L. Rev. 237 (2014).
Jamie Baker, How Law Librarians Can Help Create a Law Review Library for Cite-Checking, 30 T.M. Cooley L. Rev. 233 (2014).
Panel Speaker, More Than Copies: How Law Reviews Can Benefit From Library Partnerships, at The National Conference of Law Reviews, Lansing, Michigan, March 2013.
Panel Speaker, Legal Research Experts are Made Not Born: How to Design, Implement, and Expand a Successful Legal Research Program, at The SWALL Annual Meeting, Boulder, Colorado, April 2015.
See Jamie’s blog at http://www.gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com.