Professor Cochran joined the Law Library faculty in 2000. Some of her duties include maintaining the library's web site, participating in the design and development of the web catalog and coordinating efforts within the library that deal with electronic resources. Her most recent position before joining the Law Library faculty was business reference librarian at the Knox County Public Library. Prior to that, she worked as a librarian in the Government Documents Department at UT's Hodges Library. While pursuing a graduate degree in Information Sciences she was part of the full time staff at UT's Hodges Library in the Reference and Instructional Services Department where her primary responsibilities were teaching bibliographic instructions sessions for a variety of audiences, giving tours and assisting in the development of computer-based tutorials for library instruction. Current research interests include: evaluation of law library web sites; spousal rape exemptions in state statutes; using technology to support instructional efforts.