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Peggy Hoon (University of North Carolina Charlotte)

Peggy Hoon
Scholarly Communications Librarian

Charlotte, North Carolina

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As the Scholarly Communications Librarian for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC), housed in the JMA [J. MurreyAtkins Library], Peggy Hoon serves as a campus-wide scholarly communication, copyright, open access, and library licensing resource and is available for workshops, presentations, and individual consultations. In addition to raising campus copyright and open access awareness, Peggy focuses particularly on copyright as it intersects with library collections and services.

Prior to joining UNCC, Hoon served as the Special Assistant to the Provost for Copyright Administration at NC State and as the NCSU Scholarly Communication Librarian for over twelve years where she authored the TEACH Act Toolkit and achieved a national reputation for copyright expertise. As the Association of Research Libraries first Visiting Scholar for Campus Copyright and Intellectual Property, Hoon headed the "Know Your Copy Rights" web site and brochure. She has worked extensively with the Center for Intellectual Property at the University of Maryland University College. has served as its Virtual Intellectual Property Scholar and is the American Library Association's 2008 recipient of the L. Ray Patterson Award in Support of Users' Rights. She holds a J.D. from the University of Washington and a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Colorado.

Ms. Hoon works in consultation with UNC-Charlotte's Office of Legal Affairs, which is the only office on campus to give legal advice.
In addition to a J.D. Degree from the University of Washington, Hoon holds a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Colorado.


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