Anne Klinefelter


Anne Klinefelter is director of the law library and associate professor of law, positions she has held since 2007. She teaches courses on privacy law and writes and speaks on information policy and law topics including privacy and confidentiality law, particularly as those areas apply to libraries. Klinefelter also serves on the advisory board of the Future of Privacy Forum. Klinefelter has been active in library associations and library education. In 2012, she received the Distinguished Lecturer Award from the American Association of Law Libraries. She is a past chair of the American Association of Law Schools Section on Law Libraries and past president of the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. She also chaired the Copyright Committee of the American Association of Law Libraries. Klinefelter held leadership roles in two library consortia, serving as chair of the Consortium of Southeastern Academic Law Libraries and of the Triangle Research Libraries Network Council of Directors. Klinefelter has taught courses on law librarianship, legal research, and copyright law for librarians in the UNC School of Information and Library Science. Prior to coming to UNC, Klinefelter served as acting director of the law library at the University of Miami and also held positions in the law libraries at Boston University and the University of Alabama. She holds a bachelor’s degree with majors in English and Spanish, a master’s degree in library science, and a J.D. from the University of Alabama.

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