Daniel Blackaby

Head of Technology Initiatives and Adjunct Professor of Law
Contact Information
Cornell Law School
352 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Phone: (607) 255-1619
Fax: (607) 255-7193
Email: drb327@cornell.edu

Professional Biography

Dan has worked as a professional librarian in various roles including research, technology, cataloging and acquisitions. After earning a B.A. at the University of Houston, he earned his J.D. from Michigan State University, an M.L.I.S. from San Jose State University, and an M.A. in History from California State University, Fullerton. Dan has a rich background in law librarianship, and has worked in many different library settings, including the Montana Department of Natural Resources, Microsoft Corporation, the Santa Clara County Counsel, South Texas College of Law, and Western State College of Law.

Dan is actively involved with the American Association of Law Libraries, having served as an executive board member for both the Legal History & Rare Books and Computing Services Special Interest Sections. In recent years, he has been invited to speak at national forums on topics ranging from digital repositories to blockchain technology.

He currently teaches courses in Law Practice Technology, Researching American Legal History, and in the LLM and 1L Lawyering programs.