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Monday, October 15 • 11:00am - 11:55am
#m1d: Mapping and GIS

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Mapping Atlanta: Creating Digital Access to Maps of Atlanta and Georgia in the Grace Towns Hamilton papers
Brittany Newberry
Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library, United States of America
Grace Towns Hamilton papers chronicle the first African American woman in the Georgia General Assembly. It includes maps of the redistricting of Atlanta from 1960-1980. This presentation will discuss the creation of a digital platform to provide access to the maps that outline the changing political landscape of Atlanta.
Introducing Mapplication
Rob Shepard, Matthew Butler, Ethan DeGross
University of Iowa Libraries, United States of America
University of Iowa’s Digital Scholarship and Publishing Studio introduces Mapplication, a site that builds map applications through a simple form interface. Users upload a .CSV file; choose desired widgets and colors; and generate a dynamic web map. Mapplication generates customized code and compiles it into one downloadable folder for deployment.
The Evolution of a Geospatial Metadata Workflow
Karen Majewicz
University of Minnesota, United States of America
Aggregating geospatial metadata from multiple standards is so technically challenging that it can be easy to lose sight of metadata’s most important functions: helping users find and understand the resource. This presentation will describe the evolving techniques for harvesting, extracting, and normalizing metadata for the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal.
WITHDRAWN - Street Art in the Library: Using Interactive Digital Tools for Cultural Preservation
Amy Hunsaker
University of Nevada, Reno Libraries, United States of America
The recent proliferation of street art in Reno inspired UNR librarians to partner with local art organizations and street artists to create an online archive and virtual reality experience. This session will share how librarians can digitally preserve and exhibit public art from their local communities using existing technologies.

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Deirdre Joyce

Head of the Digital Library Program, Syracuse University Libraries
Deirdre is an archivist and librarian who currently works as the head of the Digital Library Program at Syracuse University. Previously she worked as a metadata librarian at SU before serving as a project manager for New York Heritage Digital Collections and the Empire Archival Discovery... Read More →


Matthew Butler

Research Manager, University of Iowa Libraries

Ethan DeGross

Web Developer, Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio, University of Iowa
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Karen Majewicz

Geospatial Metadata Coordinator, University of Minnesota
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Brittany Newberry

Processing Archivist, Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
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Rob Shepard

GIS Developer, Digital Scholarship and Publishing Studio, University of Iowa Libraries
Rob Shepard is the GIS developer at the Digital Scholarship and Publishing Studio at University of Iowa Libraries.

Monday October 15, 2018 11:00am - 11:55am PDT
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