Yvonne Morris is a Chartered Librarian with a strong interest in the development of professional policy in the library, information and cultural heritage sectors. A Policy Officer at the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), Yvonne’s wide ranging portfolio includes copyright, open access, research data management, e-lending, professional ethics and equalities. Prior to joining CILIP, Yvonne was an Information Officer at the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She started her library and information career at the National Council for Civil Liberties, before moving to the London School of Economics Library and then to the University of Brighton. For almost five years she worked in publishing, initially in sales and marketing before moving into foreign rights management.
Yvonne has been Secretary of the Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA) since 2010 and worked closely with former Chair Naomi Korn to bring about much needed reform to UK copyright law in 2014.
Yvonne attended Keele University where she studied Sociology and Criminology. She also holds a Law degree from the University of London, and Masters degrees in Information Studies (Brighton) and Social Policy (Bristol).