Melanie Kowalski joined the Emory University Libraries in September 2011 as a Research Library Fellow in Scholarly Communications. She has a BA in Sociology from Vanderbilt University and an MLIS from Kent State University.
Lisa A. Macklin joined Emory in 2005 and was appointed the first Director, Scholarly Communications Office (formerly the Libraries Intellectual Property Rights Office) in 2007. In this role she works with faculty, students, and staff on the application of copyright law to teaching, research, and publishing (see Copyright & Publishing Web pages for more information). Her interests include transformations in scholarship and publishing, including new models of scholarship in digital form and the Open Access movement.