MAGIRT’s resources are the product of our many talented members who work hard within the challenging and highly rewarding realm of geospatial librarianship. We encourage you to contact our membership for questions or challenges that you are facing, to connect with like-minded people, to learn, or to impart some of your knowledge! MAGIRT-ers are happy to share what they know because we all know that we are better off being part of a community.

Contact information can be found via our Officers and Committee Chairs and our Get Involved in MAGIRT pages.

MAGIRT Resource Guide - it's a LibGuide and & it is ready for you!

MAGIRT members have been hard at work creating this online resource guide for all of us involved in the geospatial librarianship world.  Information is free for you to use (and contribute to) on topics ranging from what MAGIRT is up to, GIS data, geospatial technologies and topics of interest, to a professional development toolkit.  Check it out @

MAGIRT Twitter Feed

Don't have a Twitter account?  You can still read the MAGIRT Twitter feed at our LibGuide page!

ALA Membership Mapping created by MAGIRT

A talented group of MAGIRT folks on the GeoTech Committee, in conjunction with the ALA Membership Office, has created this great mapping application of the ALA Membership.  Here you can see and interact with ALA's membership data to get a sense for who is where, and how many there are...the possibilities are great for this tool to assist you - as an ALA member or leader - to connect with other members, focus marketing efforts, and generally have a better knowledge of our ALA.  Check it out at:


MAGIRT Map Scanning Registry

The goals of the ALA MAGIRT Map Scanning Registry are to:

  • Find out what scanning is being planned, in process, or complete for a particular geographic area
  • Head off any duplication of effort
  • Provide a resource to use for finding a particular digital image
  • Provide a resource for reviewing the various technical parameters used in different projects

To Register and for more information, go to


Digital Imaging of Maps for Preservation and Access

Map and Geography Sites

Article by David Allen in RLG Diginews (August 15, 1998)


Other Professional Organizations Concerned with Maps


Selected Links to Sites with Extensive Cartographic Resources

Revised 3/11/2013