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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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Call for proposals: MAGIRT presentation opportunity

  • 1.  Call for proposals: MAGIRT presentation opportunity

    Posted Nov 08, 2023 11:09 AM
    Edited by Tim Kiser Nov 08, 2023 11:12 AM

    The ALA Map and Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT) invites proposals for a new virtual conference, Leap Into MAGIRT!, to be held via Zoom on Thursday, February 29th, 2024. The conference is intended to promote conversation and collaboration, and will be free and open to all who wish to attend.

    The planning committee seeks submissions for panels (40 minutes), presentations (20 minutes), and lightning talks (8 minutes).

    We encourage submissions on any topic of interest to map and GIS librarians. You do not need to be a member of MAGIRT to present at the conference.

    Proposals are due by 5pm EST on Friday, December 15th, 2023. Acceptance notifications will be sent by Friday, January 12, 2024.

    Click here to submit a proposal. Please share widely!

    Tim Kiser
    Catalog Librarian for Maps
    Michigan State University Libraries