Martin R. Kalfatovic is the Assistant Director, Digital Services Division at Smithsonian Institution Libraries. The Digital Services Division oversees the Libraries digitization efforts which include digital editions and collections, online exhibitions, and other website content. Current projects include work on metadata, standards, intellectual property issues, and access to the corpus of taxonomic literature as part of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, an international consortium of Natural History and botanical garden libraries. He is a frequent contributor of articles and reviews to various publications and the author of Creating a Winning Online Exhibition: A Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums (2002). He received is M.S.L.S. from The School of Library and Information Science, The Catholic University of America, in 1990.
Current research focuses on the Biodiversity Heritage Library project (www.biodiversitylibrary.org) in terms of linking texts with taxonomic intelligence and other analysis tools; and the data curation issues that surround the publication of Smithsonian Contributions and Studies series (www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions) in an electronic format.