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Martin R. Kalfatovic is the Associate Director, Digital Programs and Initiatives Division at [Smithsonian Libraries]. The Digital Programs and Initiatives 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. He is also the Program Director of the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Current research interests include linked data, taxonomic intelligence and other analysis tools; and the data curation and related issues that surround the publication of Smithsonian Contributions and Studies series in an electronic format. He is a frequent contributor of articles and reviews and the author of three books; his M.S.L.S. is from The School of Library and Information Science, The Catholic University of America, in 1990. He can be found on twitter @udcmrk and maintains a blog at UDC 793: Travel.Leisure.Pursuits. Biographical and publication information is available at UDCMRK. He has an inordinate fondness for dodos.