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Martin J. Brennan
Copyright Licensing Librarian at UCLA

Martin J. Brennan has been the Copyright Licensing Librarian at UCLA since February 2009.   His outreach work with the Scholarly Communication Steering Committee includes copyright education, promoting open access, consultation with faculty authors negotiating their author agreements, and liaison work with the UC digital repository, eScholarship.  He is active on the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) Copyright Education Subcommittee.  You might know him from his work prior in biomedical libraries at University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Rochester, and NYU. He received his MLS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1995.

PowerPoint Presentation: Copyright, Outreach, and Open Access

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Jennifer Laherty
Digital Publishing Librarian for IUScholarWorks

Jennifer Laherty is the Digital Publishing Librarian for IUScholarWorks - a suite of services delivered by the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries that includes the institutional repository, open access journal publishing, and data management and curation.  She works closely with subject librarians and their faculty to accomplish their publishing goals while creatively using technology.   Jennifer has her MLS from Indiana University and worked twelve years at California State University, East Bay as a subject/reference/instruction librarian as well as the collection development officer before returning to IU in 2007.

PowerPoint Presentation: Role of Subject Liaison Librarians

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Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo, PhD.
Senior Fellow with the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center at UCSB

Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo, PhD, is a Senior Fellow with the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara, specializing in gender, sexuality, embodiment, and globalization. In addition to numerous authored and co-authored journal articles and book chapters, she co-edited Narrating the Storm: Sociological Stories of Hurricane Katrina (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007). She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the UC President's Dissertation-Year Fellowship, the Mid-South Sociological Association's Graduate Student Paper of Distinction Award and the Stanford M. Lyman Dissertation Scholarship. While completing her graduate studies, she co-founded and edited an online interdisciplinary journal, Spaces for Difference: An Interdisciplinary Journal (http://escholarship.org/uc/ucsb_ed_spaces).

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Sherri L. Barnes (Moderator)
Humanities Collection Coordinator at UCSB

Sherri L. Barnes is Humanities Collection Coordinator at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she has worked since 1999. Her collection responsibilities include feminist studies, U.S. history, writing studies, and newspapers. Sherri's interests in scholarly communication issues was first ignited in the library's Open Access Issues in the Humanities Study Group. The work of the group led to the establishment of the library's Scholarly Communication Committee, which has been responsible for training collection managers on scholarly communication issues, with the objective of developing their basic competencies, and preparing librarians for scholarly communication outreach and liaison work with faculty and graduate students.