Baker, Lesli
Director - Library
LI 503
(801) 863-8286
(801) 863-7065
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Library Director

Liaison and collection development for Education.


MA in Educational Technology with an emphasis in Training Design & Development, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2006
MLIS in Library and Information Science, Brigham Young University, 1991
BA in English, Brigham Young University, 1989


Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award Candidate-LEC - 2001-2002
Library Employee of the Year - 2004-2005, 2011-2-12
PACE Distinguished Employee - Fall 2006
American Library Association, John Cotton Dana Award - 2012


Utah Academic Library Consortium Reference/Information Literacy Committee Chair - 2000-2002
Utah Library Association Academic Section Vice Chair - 2003-2004
Utah Library Association Academic Section Chair - 2004-2005 
Utah Academic Library Consortium, Internet Navigator Maintenance Team - 2000-2008
Utah Academic Library Consortium, Internet Navigator Maintenance Team Chair - 2005

Utah Library Association  Library Administration and Management Round Table Chair - 2005-2006
Utah Library Association Business Users Round Table Vice Chair - 2006-2007
Utah Library Association Business Users Round Table Chair - 2007-2008
Utah Academic Library Consortium Public Relations Committee Co-Chair - 2011-2014
Utah Library Association, Awards Selection Committee, 2010-2011
Utah Library Association, Utah Libraries News, editor - 2005 - 2012
Utah Valley Senior Executive Leadership Forum (UVSELF) - 2011-2012
UVU Professional Association of Campus Employees (PACE), Bylaws/Procedures Chair, 2012-2014
UVU Forum on Engaged Learning, Conference Planning Committee, 2010-present
UVU Student Success and Retention Committee, 2010-present
UVU QI Staff Hirsing Selection, Co-Chair, 2009
UVUPhoria Campus Planning Committee, 2007-2008


American Library Association
    • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
    • Library Leadership and Management Association
Utah Library Association


Le Ber, J., Lombardo, N., Baker, L., Goebel-Brown, A., & Olsen, D. (2004, May). New technologies for instruction. Utah Library Association Annual Conference, Ogden, Utah.
Baker, L. & Lombardo, N. (2005). Open to the world: The Internet Navigator as an open source, open access model for distance education. Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange, Orem, Utah.
Stevens, L. & Baker, L. (2007, May). "Image-in that": Image and iconography resources online! Utah Library Association Annual Conference, Provo, Utah.

Alarco, C., Baker, L., & Wilson, B. (2008, May). Casting a broader net: Using podcasting for marketing your library services. Utah Library Association Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Baker, L & Smith, A (2012, May).  We got game! Using games for library orientation. LOEX Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio.



Smith, A. & Baker, L. (2011, November). Getting a clue: Creating student detectives and dragon slayers in your library. Reference Services Review 39(4):  628-642.