Brandon Butler
Shannon 303 A

Job summary

The Director of Information Policy focuses on such matters as intellectual property, copyright, licensing and user privacy as they are related to the acquisition, dissemination and preservation of various forms of information and cultural artifacts, and as they are related to scholarly communication. He serves as an expert consultant to UVA librarians, to groups and individuals within the University, and to national and international efforts focused on relevant questions. He provides guidance and expertise to the Library as it develops plans and strategies to address the challenges that it faces as a leading university research library. He also serves as an advocate for creative legal strategies to help the University Library advance the institution’s mission “to record, preserve, and disseminate the results of intellectual discovery and creative endeavor.”