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Laura N. Gasaway
Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Laura N. Gasaway has been director of the law library and professor of law at the University of North Carolina since 1985. She teaches courses in intellectual property and cyberspace law in the law school, as well as courses in law librarianship and legal resources in the School of Information and Library Science.

She obtained her BA and MLS degrees from Texas Woman's University in 1967 and 1968, respectively. Her JD degree, earned in 1973, is from the University of Houston. Prior to coming to Chapel Hill, she held the same position at the University of Oklahoma from 1975-84 and at the University of Houston from 1973-75.

Gasaway is a past president of the American Association of Law Libraries and is a fellow of the Special Libraries Association; she has served on and chaired various committees of both associations, including their copyright committees. She also served on the American Bar Association's accreditation committee from 1987-95, and represented the AAU at the Fair Use Conferences (for the National Information Infrastructure).

She has written widely on both copyright and law library management issues and is a frequent speaker on these issues. She writes the Copyright Corner for SLA's Information Outlook and also has a copyright column in Against the Grain. She currently serves as the virtual scholar in residence for the Center for Intellectual Property, University of Maryland campus.

Gasaway recently co-chaired the Intellectual Property Task Force for the University of North Carolina that produced the system-wide copyright policy and the Chapel Hill campus policy. match 3 gamesplatform gameshidden object gameshidden objects gamesmanagement gamesadventure gamespc games

// Technology Source Articles
  • Drafting a Faculty Copyright Ownership Policy
    // Commentary, March/April 2002