Kathleen DeLaurenti is the head librarian of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University’s Arthur Friedheim Music Library. She previously served arts librarian, open education coordinator, and scholarly communication librarian at the College of William & Mary. She has been active in the Music Library Association (MLA) Legislation Committee as a member since 2009 where she has also served as chair of the Best Practices for Fair Use in Music Collections task force. She has also been a member of the Copyright Education sub-committee of the American Library Association (ALA) and is the 2015 winner of the ALA Robert Oakley Memorial Scholarship for copyright research. DeLaurenti is currently serving as the inaugural Open Access Editor of MLA and is the current chair of the Atlantic Chapter of MLA. She holds an MLIS from the University of Washington and a BFA in vocal performance from Carnegie Mellon University.