Get involved with MAGIRT

Thanks for your interest in MAGIRT! Members have a number of ways to share your enthusiasm and knowledge for map and geospatial librarianship including broadcasting your work via social media outlets, serving as a committee member (and then maybe as a committee chair!), participating in continuing education opportunities, or writing an article for base line, the MAGIRT newsletter. MAGIRT offers a wide range of chances to engage with the group and share your enthusiasm for map and GIS librarianship.


Are you interested in connecting with talented colleagues who are specialists in their respective fields? Contribute your time as a chair or member of a MAGIRT committee. Opportunities are also available to act as liaison with other professional groups and share information on their activities with MAGIRT members. Fill out the volunteer form!

Currency vacancies include:

  • Online Presence and Publications Committee Chairperson
  • Assistant Webmaster
  • Education Committee Chairperson and Liaison / ALA Education Committee
  • Liaison / United States Geological Survey
  • Liaison / ALCTS-CCS CC:DA
  • Liaison / ACRL, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS)


Education Committee provides continuing education in geospatial librarianship through organizing sessions at ALA conferences, publications, and online.


Committees and Discussion Groups

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Discussion list for MAGIRT members

Discussion list for cataloging cartographic materials in RDA

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