About Anne Gilliland

Anne T. Gilliland is the libraries’ Scholarly Communications Officer at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  She has a Master’s of Science in Library and Information Science from the University of Tennessee and a J.D. from Capital University.  She is licensed to practice law in Ohio but is on inactive status.

Anne has worked in academic libraries and related organizations since the 1970s, including 15 years at the Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK), a virtual academic library program of the Ohio State Board of Regents.  In lieu of a more conventional mid-life crisis, Anne entered law school part-time at night in 2004.  She took a position as the Head of the Health Sciences Copyright Management Office at the Ohio State University in 2008, shortly before graduation.  She came to UNC in the summer of 2012.

Anne provides copyright consultations and education for the library and for university community as a whole.  In addition, she provides information and education on related areas of law, such as privacy.  Anne also works with library staff on other issues and projects related to new modes of scholarly communication.