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Bio—Martin R. Kalfatovic

Martin Kalfatovic is Assistant Director of the Libraries’ Digital Services Division responsible for the active digital library program. This program includes the creation of digital editions of library materials, online exhibitions, and new digital publications. Martin serves as the coordinator for the Libraries’ participation in the Biodiversity Heritage Library working with an international consortium of natural history and botanical libraries in the digitization of taxonomic literature. 
He is a regular speaker at conferences and professional meetings on the topics of library technology, digitization, digital libraries, and online exhibitions. Martin is an active member of the library community having served as the editor of Technology Electronic Reviews, the Library and Information Technology Association Newsletter (LITA), the webmaster for LITA, and as an adjunct faculty member of the School of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University in America teaching courses in library technology and art and museum librarianship.

Kalfatovic holds an M.S.L.S, from the School of Library and Information Science, The Catholic University of America as well as a B.A. from The Catholic University of America.

Martin's publications online and in print:

  • Creating a Winning Online Exhibition: A Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums. Chicago and London: American Library Association, 2002.
  • The Fine Arts Projects of the New Deal: An Annotated Bibliography. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1994. 504 p.
  • Nile Notes of a Howadji: A Bibliography of Travelers' Tales from Egypt, from the Earliest time to 1918. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1992. 427 p.
  • "Geocoding LCSH in the Biodiversity Heritage Library," with Chris Freeland, Jay Paige, and Marc Crozier. Cod4Lib Journal Issue 2 (March 24, 2008).
  • "Nile Notes of a Howadji: American Travellers in Egypt, 1837-1903," pp. 239-59 in Unfolding the Orient: Travelers in Egypt and the Near East, edited by Paul and Janet Starkey. Reading, UK: Ithaca Press, 2001.
  • "Web-based Markup Languages: HTML, DHTML, and XML," pp.68-76 in The Cybrarian's Manual 2 edited by Pat Ensor. Chicago: American Library Association, 2000.
  • "Re-Defining the Library Meme: Memory and Imagination," pp.155-65 in Information Imagineering: Meeting at the Interface edited by Milton T. Wolf, Pat Ensor, and Mary Augusta Thomas. Chicago: American Library Association, 1998.
  • “A Note on Milton's  ‘Lycidas’.” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews 7.4 (October 1994): 208-09.
  • “Sex, Lies and European Hegemony: Travel Literature and Ideology,” with Janice Bailey-Goldschmidt. Journal of Popular Culture 26.4 (Spring 1993): 141-53.
  • “Faulkner's 'Knight's Gambit'.” Explicator 45.3 (Spring 1987): 47-48.


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