Areas of Expertise
- Legal Research
Melissa Hyland is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and the Reference and Faculty Research Services Librarian at the Kathrine R. Everett Law Library. She teaches Advanced Legal Research and focuses her reference work on faculty research services. Her research interests include legal history, rare books, and researching foreign and international law.
Hyland attended UNC School of Law where she was publications editor for the First Amendment Law Review and graduated with honors. She earned her M.S.L.S. at the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science. After law school, she practiced law at Moore & Van Allen, PLLC in Charlotte, North Carolina.
- M.S., Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2017)
- J.D. (Honors), Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2013)
- B.A. (Summa Cum Laude), History , University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2009)
Like Sand from the Pyramids: Using Rare Books and Manuscripts to Facilitate Object-Based Learning in the Law School Classroom, Unbound: A Review of Legal History and Rare Books, Summer-Fall 2020, at 28.