Marci Hoffman received her M.L.I.S. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1989. She worked as assistant librarian for Farella, Braun + Martel in San Francisco until 1991, when she became an assistant librarian at Berkeley Law.
She served as the foreign, comparative and international law librarian at the University of Minnesota Law Library from 1993 to 1999 and, most recently, was the international and foreign law librarian at Georgetown University Law Library. She returned to Berkeley Law in fall 2003 as the international and foreign law librarian. In 2006, she was appointed associate director of the law library.
Hoffman teaches an international and foreign legal research seminar. She has done extensive work with the American Society of International Law and is an expert on international and foreign law on the Internet. Hoffman also has broad experience working with human rights materials and is the co-director of the University of Minnesota Human Rights Library on the web. She has written a number of articles on research and the Internet, and in 2003 she developed an international law web portal called Electronic Information System for International Law (www.eisil.org).