Lisa Macklin

Associate Vice Provost and University Librarian


  • MA, English, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
  • MA, Library and Information Science, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • BA, English, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • JD, Law, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Professional Profile

Lisa A. Macklin has broad responsibility for the Libraries, with the following division and libraries reporting to her:

Academic Technology Services
Goizueta Business Library
Robert W. Woodruff Library
Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library

As both a librarian and a lawyer, her interests include the application of copyright law to teaching, research and publishing; transformations in scholarship and publishing, including new models of scholarship in digital form and the Open Access movement.  She served as PI on a grant from the Mellon Foundation to create a Model Publishing Contract for Digital Scholarship and is co-creator of two MOOCs on copyright for educators and librarians.  She has published multiple articles and book chapters primarily focusing on copyright and libraries.


Robert W. Woodruff Library building
540 Asbury Circle
Atlanta, GA 30322
United States