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Anne Cooper Moore

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Dean, J. Murrey Atkins Library

Anne Cooper Moore joined UNC Charlotte as Dean of the J. Murrey Atkins Library in June 2015. Previously she served as Dean of Library Affairs at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale from 2012-2015 and as Dean of Libraries at the University of South Dakota (USD) in Vermillion from 2008-2012. She also worked in libraries at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, George Mason University, and the University of Arizona.

She has served on the faculty in the College of Education at New Mexico State University, the University of South Dakota, and Southern Illinois University, and as adjunct faculty in Library and Information Science at Simmons College and the University of Rhode Island. 

She enthusiastically strives to shape facilities, collections, and services that meet the continuously evolving needs of a diverse and inclusive public university community. Her research interests include the assessment of library activities, library facilities, and information literacy. She has designed study, collaboration, academic support, and classroom spaces in four different academic libraries.  

She mentors those pursuing careers in libraries through the American Library Association’s New Members Roundtable, Library Leadership and Management Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, and other mentoring and continuing education programs. She serves in various volunteer capacities with the ANSWER Scholarship in Charlotte.


  • Ph.D., New Mexico State University, 2001, Educational Management and Development
  • M.S.LIS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1983 
  • B.A., Duke University, 1979, English and Spanish