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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.

Learn more about MAGIRT on the ALA website.

CFP Deadline Extended: Journal of Map & Geography Libraries Special Issues

  • 1.  CFP Deadline Extended: Journal of Map & Geography Libraries Special Issues

    Posted Jun 15, 2023 08:37 AM

    (Apologies for cross-posting)

    The Journal of Map & Geography Libraries invites article submissions for two forthcoming special issues on the topics of "Born Digital Collections in Map and Geography Libraries" and "Spatial Humanities: Perspectives from the Library." Detailed descriptions and submission instructions for these special issues are provided on their respective journal webpages:

    For both special issues, article abstracts of up to 200 words are due on June 23, 2023 (updated) and can be emailed directly to Authors will be notified by June 30, 2023 of an invitation to submit a full manuscript. Completed manuscripts will be due by September 29, 2023 and will go through a double-anonymous peer review process.

    Please feel free to reach out to with any questions, and we look forward to learning more about work happening in these important areas through your contributions.

    Joshua Sadvari
    Geospatial Information Librarian
    The Ohio State University Libraries