Introducing the BHL Technical Advisory Group

William Ulate, BHL Technical Director and I are pleased to announce the creation of the BHL Technical Advisory Group (BHL TAG). The BHL TAG will work with William and the Technical Development team at the Missouri Botanical Garden (Mike Lichtenberg and Trish Rose-Sandler) in an advisory capacity.
Members of the BHL TAG are:
  • Joe de Veer, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Erst Mayr Library, Harvard University
  • Chris Freeland, Washington University
  • Jenna Nolt, United States Geological Survey
  • John Mignault, New York Botanical Garden
  • Joel Richard, Smithsonian Libraries
  • Keri Thompson, Smithsonian Libraries (official lurker)
  • Frances Webb, Cornell University
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(From left, Mike Lichtenberg, John Mignault, Joel Richard, Jenna Nolt, Frances Webb, Chris Freeland, Keri Thompson, not pictured, Joe de Veer)
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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.