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Kathleen Weessies (non-member)'s picture

Thank you for GIS Lite input - article pending

Tags: GIS Lite

Thank you everyone for your thoughtful comments.  The article has been submitted and accepted for publication by LITA's Information and Technology and Libraries to be published in March or June 2013.  Details to come!

Paige Andrew's picture

Congratulations Kathleen! Cannot wait to see this published! Paige

Paige Andrew

Maps Cataloging Librarian (rank of Librarian), Penn State University

Vice-Chair, Map and Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT), and 

Co-Editor, Journal of Map & Geography Libraries

Kathleen Weessies (non-member)'s picture

Thank you MAGIRT members on your input for defining 'GIS Lite'.  The article has been published in LITA's journal Information Technologies and Libraries.  It can be seen at http://ejournals.bc.edu/ojs/index.php/ital/article/view/2867

Kathleen Weessies
MAGIRT Vice Chair
Geosciences Librarian; Head, Map Library
Michigan State University