Anthony D. Smith is a Senior Program Officer for the National Leadership Grant program at the Institute of Museum and Library Services. He previously served as the Director of Digital Initiatives and Services at the University of Miami and the Coordinator for the University of Tennessee's Digital LIbrary Center. Smith has published articles on web usability, institutional repositories and has also written on the technology infrastructure in Uganda to support teaching and learning. Other activities include a very dynamic role with the School of Information Science to help educate graduate students on the many contemporary issues in building digital libraries. Smith has been actively involved in international technology instruction. in 2004, he traveled to Uganda to assist Makerere University in the development of digitization services and digital collections. In 2009 and 2010, he made trips to Belgium to teach courses in digital asset management and digital preservation in support of UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Data Exchange. Smith holds an A.S. in biochemistry, a B.A. in anthropology, and an M.S. in information science.