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Kalfatovic, Martin R.

Associate Director | BHL Program Director

Information technology. Library Science, Biodiversity, Digitization of Library Collections, New Deal Fine Arts program, Travel and Exploration Literature, Digital Libraries, Social Media, Library Instruction, Information Literacy

Professional Biography

  • Martin R. Kalfatovic is the Associate Director at Smithsonian Libraries and Program Director of the Biodiversity Heritage Library. At Smithsonian Libraries, he is involved with scholarly communications, mass digitization, and education and outreach. 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 BHL, a global consortium of 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 has an inordinate fondness for dodos.

Public Biography

  • Martin R. Kalfatovic is the Associate Director at Smithsonian Libraries and Program Director of the Biodiversity Heritage Library. At Smithsonian Libraries, he is involved with scholarly communications, mass digitization, and education and outreach. 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 BHL, a global consortium of 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 has an inordinate fondness for dodos.