Mary Marlino is the Director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Library in Boulder, Colorado. She is also the Director of the Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE), a community-based educational digital library serving K-16 geoscience educators and learners. Marlino has been active in the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) since its inception. Prior to this, she was the Director of Educational Technology at the United States Air Force Academy. Her research interests include user-centered design of innovative learning environments and the evaluation of educational technologies.