Martin R Kalfatovic
Martin R. Kalfatovic is the Program Director of the Biodiversity Heritage Library and the Associate Director, Digital Services Division at Smithsonian Libraries. As the Program Director for the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), a consortium of fourteen natural history, research, and botanical garden libraries, he participates in the global coordination of the BHL project working with BHL nodes in China, Brazil, Australia, the European Union, Egypt, Singapore, Mexico, and Africa.
At Smithsonian Libraries, he is involved with scholar communications, mass digitization, education and outreach, and product development and licencing. A regular contributor to popular and scholarly publications, he also writes on a variety of topics on his blog at UDC793.
He earned his MSLS from School of Library and Information Science at the Catholic University of America in 1990 and is the 2013 recipient of the Raymond Von Dran Memorial Award Information from the Alumni Association. He can be found on Twitter @udcmrk and has an inordinate fondness for dodos.