Howard S. Carrier

Copyright Librarian, Associate Professor

Liaison to:

International Affairs, Justice Studies, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy & Administration

About me

In my capacity as Copyright Librarian I provide assistance and instruction on authors’ rights, licensing, fair use, and the responsible use of copyrighted material to colleagues within the library and the wider JMU community.

I additionally serve as the Liaison Librarian to the Departments of Justice Studies and Political Science.

My research interests in librarianship include copyright, fair use, legal systems and legal information literacy.

Education:

LL.B. (Hons) (Law), University of Leicester, 1998

LL.M. Law of Human Rights & Civil Liberties, University of Leicester, 2001

M.S.L.S., School of Information & Library Science, UNC Chapel Hill, 2009

About Research & Education Services

We further JMU’s teaching, learning, and scholarship mission through our work as educators, researchers, and collections managers. Research & Education Services is the home of the Liaison Librarian Program.

About Scholarly Communications Strategies

We provide holistic support for scholarly communications across JMU, including the development of inclusive and equitable practices related to publishing model support. We provide expertise in copyright, author rights, open educational resources, open publishing, and open infrastructure initiatives.