Federico Martínez-García, Jr, M.L.I.S.

Head of Public Services, Clark Library

Federico Martínez-García

Before becoming Head of Public Services at Clark Library, Federico Martínez-García, Jr. served in different libraries across the U.S. Federico’s library experience over 24 years has ranged from library student worker to faculty director of access services at the University of Arizona, Pima County Public Library, Arizona State University, University of Missouri, and the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. He completed a master’s in library and information science at the University of Arizona, a master’s in public administration at Arizona State University, and an undergraduate degree in Spanish and French at the University of Arizona. He has served in leadership positions in multiple local, state, regional, and national associations including: the American Library Association; Academic and College Research Libraries; REFORMA: The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking; CORE: Librarianship, Infrastructure, and Futures; Colorado Coalition for the Educational Advancement of Latinxs. He has been the chair of the now international Kraemer Copyright Conference. He was born in San Luis Rio Colorado, in the state of Sonora, Mexico. Federico moved to Portland in February 2022 and enjoys meeting new people, trying new food, local breweries, crochet, languages, cultures, and religion. He is fully committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and is madly in love with copyright.