During her tenure on the staff of the National Digital Library Program at the Library of Congress, Martha Anderson has served as Collections Production Coordinator, Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) for the multi-year paper scanning contract and as the National Digital Library Program Liaison to the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress. She currently provides technical oversight for digital conversion projects of the NDL by chairing the Conversion Projects Technical Design Group.
She has been closely involved in the Library's repository development efforts since 1996 including the prototype project with CNRI (Corporation for National Research Initiatives) and several pilot projects to investigate digital asset management technologies. She is serving on the Metadata Policy Group for the Digital Strategy Initiative at the Library of Congress and on the Repository Development Group.
Prior to joining the Library staff in 1996, Ms. Anderson worked in electronic publishing as editor and project manager for a variety of CD-ROM reference products, including Time Almanac, the Patrologia Latina Database and Periodicals Contents Index.
A former secondary school history teacher, she earned her undergraduate degree at Winthrop College in Rock Hill, SC and her masters of arts in history from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. She maintains professional affiliations with the Organization of American Historians and the American Library Association.