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ICA Pre-Conference Workshop
28th ICC, Washington DC, 1 July 2017


Detail of George Washington's map A plan of my farm on Little Huntg. Creek & Potomk. R., 1766. Free downloaded from the Library of Congress web-provider (see full map here)

Mapping Tools for Non-Mapping Experts: Incorporating Geospatial Visualization Tools in Libraries

28th ICC2017 Washington DC

The ICA Commission on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital is the organizer this one day Pre-Conference Workshop in the frame of the 28th International Cartographic Conference 2–7 July 2017, Washington DC, USA, in association and partership with the Map & Geoinformation Curators Group (MAGIC)

Date: 1 July 2017

Venue: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, located in Northwest DC, the venue of the 28th ICC2017

Time: 08.00 - 15.00

Fees: participation is free

Invitation: This one day workshop will highlight and discuss how librarians can easily incorporate user-friendly geospatial visualization tools into their work – whether that is
- instruction sessions,
- workshops for faculty,
- graduate students or the community, or
- other projects within libraries.

Participation form

Organizers & Contact: Marcy BIDNEY, Curator, American Geographical Society Library - bidney@uwm.edu; Nathan PIEKIELEK, Geosaptial Services Librarian, The Pennsylvania State University - nbp104@psu.edu

 

WORKSHOP PROGRAM

8:00 Set up - Registration

9:00 Welcome and introductions

9:30 ANCEAU A, E. PIRARD, P. STEVENS
BGDb.be: a map based search tool for geological publications

10:00 NANETTI A., A. CATTANEO, S.-A. CHEONG, Y.-Y. CHIANG, C.-Y. LIN
Visual Knowledge Aggregation: From Static To Dynamic Information Systems in Library Contexts

10:30 Break

10:45 THORNBERRY E.
Digital spatial indexes for large-scale urban atlases using GeoJson.io, GitHub, and Leaflet.js

11:15 SADVARI J.
“GIS for the Rest of Us”: Collaborating on GIS Education and Outreach at Ohio State

11:45 - 1:30pm Lunch

1:30 GLASS E., J. TRINIDAD-CHRISTENSEN
Geovisualization instruction at Columbia University Libraries' Digital Social Sciences Center

2:00 QUILL T., E. JENNS
CartoShop: Empowering non-mapping experts to get spatial, one workshop at a time

2:30 Wrap up - Closing remarks

The contributors:

Annick ANCEAU is a geologist. She has a PhD in geology. After 17 years as responsible of the Earth Sciences Library at the University of Liège (Belgium), she is currently assistant professor specialized in information literacy in the same university. She is also editor of Geologica Belgica and in charge of the digitalization of Annales de la Sociéte Géologique de Belgique.
Eric PIRARD is a geological engineer. He has a PhD in applied sciences. He is professor of mineral georesources and geo-imaging at the University of Liège. Pierre STEVENS is a geographer and GIS specialist. He is Prof. Pirard’s collaborator.

Andrea NANETTI educated in Medieval and Renaissance studies in Italy (University of Bologna), France (University of Paris I-Sorbonne and Paris X-Nanterre), Germany (University of Cologne), Greece (National Hellenic Research Foundation), and USA (Brown University). He worked on research questions and solutions through the cross-fertilization of different methodologies (humanistic, social and computational). He is working on interdependencies between artificial actions and computational operations in terms of both quantity and quality. He is proposing the theoretical need to direct traditional disciplinary knowledge towards a formal science of heritage able to study what kind of data and information—now encoded in complex interactions of written, pictorial, sculptural, architectural, and digital records, oral memories, practices, and performed rituals —may be inherited by machine learning algorithms. Currently he is with NTU Singapore an Associate Chair (Research) in the School of Art, Design and Media, Senior Research Team member in the Complexity Institute, and Faculty member of the University Scholars Programme. Angelo CATTANEO is with the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, University Nova of Lisbon, Portugal. Siew-Ann CHEONG is with NTU Singapore. Yao-Yi CHIANG is with University of Southern California, USA. Chin-Yew LIN is with the Microsoft Research, Beijing, China.

Evan THORNBERRY is the Reference and Geospatial Librarian for the Leventhal Map Center, where he has managed the reference services and taken the lead on digital projects since 2012. Previously, Evan spent 3 years as the Map Library Manager at the Huxley College Map Library at Western Washington Library. He earned his MLIS from the University of Washington in 2012, and his B.A. in Geography/Social Sciences from Western Washington University in 2006.

Joshua SADVARI is the Research Commons Program Manager & GIS Specialist at The Ohio State University Libraries. In this role, he is responsible for establishing partnerships with research support units across campus, managing the Research Commons physical space, and coordinating the associated deployment of services to faculty and graduate students at Ohio State. As GIS Specialist, he is responsible for designing and delivering educational content for GIS training sessions in support of research projects or course-related instructional sessions and for providing GIS consulting services to faculty and students working with geospatial tools and data across the university.

Eric GLASS is the GIS/Metadata librarian at the Digital Social Sciences Center in the Lehman Social Sciences Library at Columbia and is a doctoral candidate in Earth and Environmental Science at the Graduate Center in the City University of New York. Jeremiah TRINIDAD-CHRISTENSEN is the Geospatial Services Coordinator at the Digital Social Sciences Center in the Lehman Social Sciences Library at Columbia.

Theresa QUILL is the GIS and Maps Librarian in the Social Sciences Department, Indiana University Libraries. Theresa leads workshops on digital mapping tools, provides reference related to the map collection and geospatial data, and is the library liaison to the Geography Department. Theresa was recently profiled in an article appearing in The Atlantic: "A Snapshot of a 21st-Century Librarian." Erika JENNS is the Scholars’ Commons Programming and Outreach Librarian in the Reference Services Department, Indiana University Libraries. Among her many duties, Erika coordinates and facilitates an array of workshop programming for graduate students in the Scholars’ Commons, a technology-rich dynamic space that stimulates scholarly conversation, interdisciplinary exchange, and intellectual discovery.