DPLAfest 2015 has ended
DPLAfest 2015 took place on April 17-18, 2015 in Indianapolis, bringing together over 300 to discuss everything from technology and development, to (e)books, law, genealogy, and education. The annual DPLAfest celebration will appeal to teachers and students, librarians, archivists, museum professionals, developers and technologists, publishers and authors, genealogists, and members of the public alike who are interested in an engaging mix of interactive workshops, hands-on activities, hackathons, discussions with community leaders and practitioners, and more. To join the conversation on Twitter, check out #dplafest

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Martin Kalfatovic

Smithsonian Libraries
Associate Director and Program Director, The Biodiversity Heritage Library

At Smithsonian Libraries, Martin manages mass digitization, scholarly communications, and data analysis. Additionally, internship programs and education outreach as well as social media and product development are under his management.

As the program director for the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), a consortium of twenty natural history, botanical garden, and research libraries, he participates in the global coordination of the BHL project working with BHL nodes in China, Brazil, Australia, Sub-Saharan Africa, the European Union, Singapore, and Egypt.

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, “Creating a Winning Online Exhibition: A Guide for Libraries, Archives, and Museums”, “The Fine Arts Projects of the New Deal: An Annotated Bibliography”, “Nile Notes of a Howadji: A Bibliography of Travelers' Tales from Egypt, from the Earliest time to 1918”. He earned his MSLS from SLIS at the Catholic University of America in 1990. He can be found on twitter @udcmrk and maintains a blog at http://www.udc793.org. He has an inordinate fondness for dodos.