Purpose, Membership, and Duties
Purpose. To provide for continuing education in geospatial librarianship through organizing sessions at ALA conferences, publications, and via the World Wide Web. The Committee may also undertake projects to study and encourage education in geospatial librarianship at library schools and in other venues.
Membership. Chair and three members, or as many members as necessary to accomplish the work of the committee.
Duties. Chair is the MAGIRT representative to the ALA Library Education Assembly. Also should survey the present status of education for map librarianship in the US and Canada, facilitate web-based or other learning opportunities for members and non-members and confer with the MAGIRT Executive Board to decide on a topic for the continuing education program for the annual conference.
Meetings. All meetings of the Education Committee are open to any member of ALA.