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.

Ways to participate


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ALA Annual and Midwinter conferences

ALA connect logo ALA Connect


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


Committees and Discussion Groups

base line, the MAGIRT newsletter

Discussion list for MAGIRT members

Discussion list for cataloging cartographic materials in RDA

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Be a MAGIRT Emerging Leader

Every other year (2013, 2015, 2017, etc), MAGIRT financially sponsors an Emerging Leader. If you are interested in map or geospatial librarianship and the Emerging Leaders program, it just might be the perfect fit! More details available at MAGIRT on Connect. When there, search for "Emerging Leaders" and you will find MAGIRT's guidelines.

Contact us

We're always looking for members to join us in making MAGIRT the best it can be. To find out more about how you can get involved in MAGIRT, please contact