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Barrett Matthews

Compliance Officer, Copyright & Scholarly Communications
Financial Operations
Scholarly Communications

Barrett is the Copyright and Compliance officers for Libraries and Academic Innovation. He is available to support staff, faculty, and students on copyright issues, whether it's to go over fair use, or to take a look at a publishing agreement. He serves on the Scholarly Communications team, which helps all members of the GW community with academic publishing issues.

Office location
Gelman Library, 709M
Phone number
Research consultation area(s)
Areas of expertise
Copyright, Scholarly Communications