Professor of Law Librarianship; Information Systems Librarian
B.A., DePauw University,
M.S., University of Oklahoma
As Information Systems Librarian, Professor Goldner is responsible for the library’s local system and for technology that enhances the users experience with library resources. She shares responsibility for the library website and participates in library planning, collection development and reference service. This is a half-time position. The other half of her time at UALR is dedicated to being the Executive Director for the Mid-America Law Library Consortium (MALLCO), a group of 24 law school libraries in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Nebraska, and North Dakota. Its mission is to encourage and promote cooperative endeavors among member law school libraries in order to advance the research and educational opportunities of all member libraries, the institutions they serve, and the broader legal community.
She has served in leadership capacities for a variety of state, regional, national and international library organizations. These include being president of the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries, chair of the Council of Chapter Presidents of the American Association of Law Librarians (AALL), chair of the Online Bibliographic Services section of AALL, secretary of the Innovative Users Group, chair of the Innovative Law Users Group, founder and chair of the Arkansas Innovative Users Group, and AALL representative to the MARC Advisory Committee to the Library of Congress. She created the Arkansas Legal Index, a web site that indexes a variety of legal publications used by practicing attorneys in the state. She is an ongoing member of the Universityâ€™s Institutional Review Board.
She has been at UALR since 1987, holding positions of Technical Services Librarian, Catalog Librarian, and Catalog/Reference Librarian. Before coming to UALR, Professor Goldner was the Associate Law Librarian and Cataloger at Oklahoma City University Law Library and served as a library consultant to two law firms in Dallas, Texas: Stalcup Johnson Meyers and Miller and Durant Mancoff Davis & Wolens.
Professor Goldner’s publications include:
- AALL Annual Meetings: an Annotated Index of the Recordings (with Frank Houdek and Jessie Burchfield; Hein 1989; with annual updates 1989-2011).
- Adding a Second Library to a Local System: the UALR/Pulaski County Law Library Experience, 59 Arkansas Libraries 19 (2002).
- Arkansas Administrative Rules and Regulations (with Lynn Foster; CD-ROM; Ft. Smith, Arkansas: LOIS, 1996-2000)
- Arkansas Legal Index (online, 2000-2010).
- Indexes to the following publications of the Arkansas Bar Association:Â Arkansas Bankruptcy Handbook (2009), Arkansas Domestic Relations Handbook (2007), Handling Appeals in Arkansas (2007), Fendler, Frances, Private Placements and Limited Offerings (2011), Revocable Trust Handbook for Arkansas Practitioners (2007), Arkansas Form Book (2004).
- MARC Remarks Columns in Technical Services Law Librarian (TSLL):
- The Marbi Experience, 27 TSLL 1 (March 2002).
- MARBI Report 2002-2003, 29 TSLL 8 (Sept. 2003).
- MARC Miscellany, 28 TSLL 13 (June 2003).
- MARC Remarks, 29 TSLL 9 (March 2004).
- The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same, 27 TSLL 15 (Sept./Dec. 2002).
- What does FRBR Mean and Why Should I Care?, 28 TSLL 11 (March 2003).
- Will XML Kill MARC?, 29 TSLL 11 (March 2004).
- MALLCO Collection and Technology Survey, 2008 and 2010.
- TSLL 30-Year Index (with Virginia Bryant; online, 2007). Authors and Titles Index and Subject Index.