B.A., highest distinction, Pennsylvania State University
Legal Analysis, Research, and Communication; Legal Research
Susan David deMaine joined the library staff in 2011. She teaches the law school’s required for-credit online legal research class for second-year students, serves as a faculty research liaison, provides reference services, and facilitates the Faculty Writers’ Circle. She has also taught the first-year legal writing class.
She is active in professional committees at both the university and national levels with a focus on librarian leadership and scholarship. She is also a member of the inaugural class of the Indiana Library Leadership Academy of the Indiana State Library.
Prior to her appointment in the law school, Professor deMaine clerked for the late Honorable David A. Nelson on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She also spent several years working with nonprofit corporations specializing in education. At the University of Kentucky, Professor deMaine served as the Special Projects Editor of the Kentucky Law Review , was selected as a Bert T. Combs Scholar, and received the Faculty Cup for Outstanding Contributions to the Law School.
Books and Chapters
"Reaching Students Where They Are: Ensuring Universal Accessibility in Online Instruction," with Edward Finn III, 2013 Conference for Law School Computing, Chicago, IL (June 14, 2013).
"It’s 3 A.M. – Show Me!" with James Murphy, Sarah Mauldin, and Jennifer Wondracek, Southeastern American Association of Law Librarians Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA (April 20, 2013) and American Association of Law Librarians Conference, Seattle, WA (July 14,2013).
"Legal Ethics in the Digital Age," National Business Institute: Find it Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Legal Research on the Web, Indianapolis, IN (December 20, 2012).
"Partnering for Pro-Action: Using Talent Instead of Titles to Deliver the Unexpected," Midwest American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, October 25, 2012 (co-presenter).
"Send Your Faculty to Summer School: Developing an iPad App Education Program to Support Faculty Research and Scholarship," Indiana University Librarians' Day, Indianapolis, IN, June 8, 2012 (co-presenter).
"Occupy Congress: Using ProQuest Congressional to Find 99% of the Information You Need," Indianapolis Law Librarians’ Association, Indianapolis, IN (May 9, 2012).