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Monday, October 23 • 4:00pm - 4:55pm
#m5c: Navigating the Past: Interactive mapping platforms to explore the factors that have shaped our cities

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Navigating the Past: Interactive mapping platforms to explore the factors that have shaped our cities
Robert Nelson(1), Kevin Ehrman-Solberg(2), Megan Slemons(3), Joseph Hurley(4), Jay Varner(3)
1: University of Richmond; 2: University of Minnesota; 3: Emory University; 4: Georgia State University
This panel will explore the creation of data-rich map collections and applications in university libraries. The three projects that will be featured are all aimed at broad public audiences and all of them offer insight into the policies and histories that shaped twentieth- and twenty-first-century American cities.

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Joseph Hurley

Data Services and GIS Librarian, Georgia State University
Joe Hurley is a Data Services and GIS Librarian at Georgia State University Library. His research interests include historical GIS, urban renewal, demographic and built environment change and writes on urban change in Atlanta. He is the PI on the NEH funded Planning Atlanta: A New... Read More →
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Robert Nelson

Director, Digital Scholarships Lab, University of Richmond
Mapping Inequality: Redlining in the New Deal America
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Megan Slemons

GIS Librarian, Emory University
I am a GIS Librarian in the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, where I work with scholars to incorporate geospatial technologies into their research and teaching.

Jay Varner

Software Engineer, Emory University Library

Monday October 23, 2017 4:00pm - 4:55pm EDT