BHL members attend Open Content Alliance in San Francisco

View Full Size ImageEight BHL member staff attended the 3rd Open Content Alliance meeting held in San Francisco on October 17, 2007. In addition to the main meeting, BHL member staff took to time to arrange a number of technical meetings with Internet Archive staff, the development team of the OpenLibrary.org project, and others in the Bay Area.

The BHL was also featured in the Open Content Alliance article that appeared “above the fold” on the front page of the New York Times (October 22, 2007): “Libraries Shun Deals to Place Books on the Web

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Martin R. Kalfatovic is the BHL Progm Director and Associate Director of the Smithsonian Libraries’ Digital Services Division, responsible for the Libraries’ active Digital Library program. This program includes the creation of digital editions of library materials, online exhibitions, and new digital publications. Mr. Kalfatovic also 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.