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Lisa Macklin

Associate Vice Provost & University Librarian, Emory University (Voting)

Lisa Macklin is the Associate Vice Provost and University Librarian at Emory University.  During her tenure at Emory, Lisa has held the roles of Interim Dean and University Librarian, Associate Dean of Research, Engagement, and Scholarly Communications, and Director of the Scholarly Communications Office, an office she founded in 2007.  In this role, she co-led the Open Access conversations across Emory’s schools and colleges which resulted in an open-access policy being adopted by Emory’s Faculty Senate in 2011.  Lisa has continued to advocate for and support open educational resources, open-access monographs, open data, equitable scholarship, and diverse collections.

As both a librarian and lawyer, Lisa’s research interests include the application of copyright law to teaching, research and publishing, as well as new models of sustainable scholarship.  Lisa serves on the University Information Policy Officers (UIPO) Steering Committee, served as the PI for a grant from the Mellon Foundation to create a Model Publishing Contract for Digital Scholarship and is the co-creator of two MOOCs on copyright for educators and librarians.  She received her BA and MLS from the University of South Florida, her MA from Texas Woman’s University, and her JD from Georgia State University.   

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