Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Holly Little

Informatics Manager
Department / Division
  • MSI University of Michigan School of Information, 2013
  • BA Duke University, 2010
Research Interests

Digital Curation, Data Management and Preservation, Digitization, CMS

  • Blundell, Jon, Schmitz Fuhrig, Lynda, Little, Holly, Pilsk, Suzanne C., Rossi, Vince, Snyder, Rebecca A., Stern, Beth, Sullivan, Benjamin, Tomerlin, Melinda Jane, and Webb, E. Keats. 2018. [Report] Smithsonian Institution 3D Metadata Overview: A Product of the Smithsonian's Digitization Program Advisory Committee's 3D Sub-Committee's Metadata Working Group. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Marshall, C. R., Finnegan, S., Clites, E. C., Holroyd, P. A., Bonuso, N., Cortez, C., Davis, E., Dietl, G. P., Druckenmiller, P. S., Eng, R. C., Garcia, C., Estes-Smargiassi, K., Hendy, A., Hollis, K. A., Little, H., Nesbitt, E. A., Roopnarine, P., Skibinski, L., Vendetti, J., and White, L. D. 2018. "Quantifying the dark data in museum fossil collections as palaeontology undergoes a second digital revolution." Biology Letters 14 (9):
  • Orrell, Thomas M., Hollowell, Thomas H., and Little, Holly. 2018. [Dataset] "NMNH Paleobiology Specimen Records." Distributed by
  • Pyenson, Nicholas D., Velez-Juarbe, Jorge, Gutstein, Carolina S., Little, Holly, Vigil, Dioselina, and O'Dea, Aaron. 2015. [Dataset] "Dataset For Pyenson Et Al. 2015 Peerj." Distributed by Zenodo.
  • Pyenson, Nicholas D., VĂ©lez-Juarbe, Jorge, Gutstein, Carolina S., Little, Holly, Vigil, Dioselina, and O'Dea, Aaron. 2015. "Isthminia panamensis, a new fossil inioid (Mammalia, Cetacea) from the Chagres Formation of Panama and the evolution of 'river dolphins' in the Americas." PeerJ 3:1-50.
  • Pyenson, Nicholas D., Gutstein, Carolina S., Parham, James F., Le Roux, Jacobus P., Chavarria, Catalina C., Little, Holly, Metallo, Adam, Rossi, Vincent, Valenzuela-Toro, Ana M., Velez-Juarbe, Jorge, Santelli, Cara M., Rogers, David R., Cozzuol, Mario A., and Suarez, Mario E. 2014. "Repeated mass strandings of Miocene marine mammals from Atacama Region of Chile point to sudden death at sea." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281 (1781):