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File ExecBoard_Minutes_1_26_14_Approved

by Carol McAuliffe on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 08:33 am

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File ExecBoard_Minutes_1_16_14_Approved

by Carol McAuliffe on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 08:32 am

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Event The Accidental Map Librarian

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

Digital or paper maps can pop up in anyone’s collection. Whether you inherited official map duties or are struggling with a few unexpected items, this outcome-oriented session will ensure that you make the most of the opportunity

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Event 2014 MAGIRT Conference Planning Meeting

by Kathleen Weessies on Tue, May 27, 2014 at 12:27 pm

2014 Conference Planning Meeting.  Join us as we go over a 'to do' checklist.  What have we forgotten?

 

People may participate by computer, by land line, or by smartphone.  Participation information will be sent out by way of the magirt@ala.org email list closer to the meeting.

Discussion New resources from NYPL

by Jessica Clemons on Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 10:00 am

New York Public Library releases 20,000+ Open Access Maps http://on.nypl.org/1iZQlmm free to use and high res!

Event MAGIRT Online Presence Oversight Committee Meeting Via Skype - February 17, 2014 - Noon MST

by Tracey Urbick on Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 12:49 pm

Please let Tracey Hughes, Chair of the MAGIRT Online Presence Oversight Committee, know if you are interested in attending our meeting via Skype.  She can be reached at thughes@coloradomtn.edu.

Potential agenda items include brainstorming on ways to better integrate and make accessible base line content, and video tutorials and PDF guides for how to use the LibGuide.

All MAGIRT or potential MAGIRT members are welcome to join.  Thanks!

Event MAGIRT Exec Board & Membership Meeting 1/26/2014

by Kathleen Weessies on Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 06:55 am

MAGIRT Executive Board Agenda – January 26, 2014
1:30pm EST/ 12:30pm CST / 11:30 MST / 11am PST

Marriott Room 402

Call to Order

Approval of Past Meeting Minutes (if any)

Officer Reports (apprising the group on what has happened since our last meeting)

MAGIRT Executive Board Agenda – January 26, 2014
1:30pm EST/ 12:30pm CST / 11:30 MST / 11am PST

Marriott Room 402

Call to Order

Approval of Past Meeting Minutes (if any)

Officer Reports (apprising the group on what has happened since our last meeting)

  • Chair (including news from the Round Table Coordinating Assembly)
  • Vice Chair (Emerging Leader Project, Social Events @ Midwinter, Nominations activity)
  • Past Chair (Governing Documents, Nominations & Awards)
  • Treasurer (Budget 2015, we hope it will come to a vote)
  • Secretary


Committee/Discussion Group/Liaison Reports

  • Cataloging & Classification Committee – Susan
  • Education Committee – Wade (please describe your education outcomes derived from the Core Competencies)
  • GeoTech Committee – Pete
  • Membership & Marketing Committee – Jessica
  • Online Presence Oversight Committee – Tracey
  • Program Planning Committee (Annual 2014 and 2015)- Kathleen & Paige
  • Publications Committee – Roger
  • GIS Discussion Group – Angela
  • Map Collection Management Discussion Group – Marcy Bidney

Discussion items

  • I don’t know if this should go under ‘new business’ or if it should count under the budget discussion:  We should discuss and vote if possible on further support of the Spectrum Scholarship.
  • Stipends for elected positions(submitted by Tracey)
  • Pete Reehling's journal is about to launch, "Applied GIS: Library & Information Science Section".  The primary submission is a map or GIS project, any text portion would supplement the map or dataset rather than the traditional 'other-way-around'.  Pete invites MAGIRT to take a role in this, and the possibilities are many.  We can be a source of peer reviewers, we can be 'co-publisher' (what that would mean I don't know, we could be 'sponsor' (what that would mean I don't know).   Pete would like us to tell him what we want our role to be.
  • Other possible New Business: MAGIRT’s Wikipedia entry (Kathleen)


Adjournment

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Discussion ALA Emerging Leaders Project

by Jessica Clemons on Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 08:15 am

MAGIRT is sponsoring an emerging leaders project this year. The title is: MAGIRT Assessment and Outreach Capabilities. They seems like a really bright group! We look forward to working closely with them. 

File Open_Geoportal_and_EVGeoCloud_Functionality_Matrix

by Angela M. Lee on Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 12:52 pm

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Discussion Map Presentations at the Library of Congress Booth, 925, ALA Exhibit Hall

by Colleen Cahill on Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 11:15 am

Maps of the American Presidency by Min Zhang & Tammy Wong on Saturday, January 25, 2014

Maps of the American Presidency by Min Zhang & Tammy Wong on Saturday, January 25, 2014

LC not only has a rich collection of maps owned and made by past presidents, but we also make maps about presidents and vice presidents.

 

Election maps by Min Zhang & Tammy Wong, on Sunday, January 26, 2014

What were election maps like in pre-Civil War times? When did we start to designate red states and blue states, and who started it.

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  • Provides a forum for the exchange of ideas by persons working with or interested in map and geography collections
  • Provides a forum to increase the availability, use, and bibliographic control of map and geography collections
  • Increases communication and cooperation between map and geography librarians and other librarians
  • Contributes to the improvement of education and training of map and geography librarians.

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