Emily Barney

Emily Barney

Legal Scholarship & Digital Education Librarian

Emily joined the library in 2005  and has held several positions  over the years supporting faculty, staff and students with tech training and providing support for resources provided by the library and other university programs.

Emily works with faculty on a variety of projects, from setting up course websites to identifying tools to use in classes to support their teaching strategies or publishing scholarship. She teaches interactive workshops in the legal writing program on Word formatting and strategies for lawyers and offers other tech training as requested.

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


  • MLS in Library and Information Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2008
  • BA in English Literature and Art Education, Wheaton College, 2005