Martin Brennan

FORCE11 Member since March 22, 2017


Marty Brennan has been the Copyright Librarian at the UCLA library since February 2009. He is very proud to have championed the effort to relocate the annual FSCI summer institute to UCLA in August 2019. He is serving on the Advisory & Steering Committee as well as co-chair of the Program Committee, and also serves ex-officio on the FORCE11 Board of Directors. 

In collaboration with his colleagues in the Scholarly Communication unit in the UCLA Library, Marty consults with faculty about copyright issues as they add copyrighted materials to their online course sites, and is involved in a variety of Scholarly Communications issues and initiatives, within and beyond the library.  He has been active in copyright education and outreach through committees of ALA and ACRL. Prior to UCLA, Marty was the Librarian for Medical Education and Curriculum Development at the NYU School of Medicine in New York City, and has worked in similar health sciences educational positions at the Miner Library at the University of Rochester Medical Center (where he was Head of Education Services), and the Library of the Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago.