Associate Director and Program Director at Smithsonian Libraries

Martin R. Kalfatovic

Martin R. Kalfatovic is the Associate Director, Digital Programs and Initiatives at Smithsonian Libraries and Program Director of the Biodiversity Heritage Library. At Smithsonian Libraries, he is involved with scholarly communications, mass digitization, education and outreach, and product development and licensing. A regular contributor to popular and scholarly publications, he also writes on a variety of topics on his blog at UDC793.

As the Program Director for the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), a global consortium of more than 60 natural history, research, and botanical garden libraries, he directs the aggregation of content, global partnerships within the larger biodiversity world, and fosters collaboration and community among partners.

He earned his MSLS from School of Library and Information Science at the Catholic University of America in 1990. He can be found on Twitter @udcmrk and has an inordinate fondness for dodos.