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<p class="s4" style="margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span class="s3" style="font-weight: bold;">CFP</span><span class="s3" style="font-weight: bold;">: &nbsp;T</span><span class="s3" style="font-weight: bold;">he&nbsp;</span><span class="s3" style="font-weight: bold;">Role</span><span class="s3" style="font-weight: bold;">s</span><span class="s3" style="font-weight: bold;">&nbsp;of
 Libraries in the GeoHumanities</span></p>
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<p class="s2" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span class="s5" style="font-style: italic;">A proposed paper session at the AAG annual meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015</span></p>
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<p class="s2" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span class="s2">This session will explore the role</span><span class="s2">s</span><span class="s2">&nbsp;of libraries and librarians in the emerging field of GeoHumanities.&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p class="s2" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span class="s2">GeoHumanities, defined as “the rapidly growing zone of creative interaction between geography and the humanities” (</span><span class="s2">GeoHumanities</span><span class="s2">, 2011)</span><span class="s2">,</span><span class="s2">&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">incorporates</span><span class="s2">&nbsp;a
 wide range of scholars, among them librarians. &nbsp;</span><span class="s2">As technologies in geographic information science become more ubiquitous, they provide the opportunity for researchers in the Humanities to bring their work to life through a variety of
 mapping and visualization resources. &nbsp;Along with&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">the&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">integration of dig</span><span class="s2">ital historical map collections, scholars&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">have a wealth of information available to produ</span><span class="s2">ce
 more in-depth analyse</span><span class="s2">s and weave increasingly rich stories into their research. Through&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">the&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">digitization of historic maps and&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">the&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">use of
 spatial data and GIS, librarians bring forward unique collections that are often used as essential content&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">with</span><span class="s2">in&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">GeoHumanities</span><span class="s2">&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">research</span><span class="s2">.
 &nbsp;Librarians are also domain experts and scholars who proactively engage in understanding&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">the H</span><span class="s2">umanities through unique research approaches.</span><span class="s2"></span><a name="_GoBack" class="mceItemAnchor"></a></p>
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<p class="s2" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span class="s2">We seek proposals from librarians and geographers that will describe&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">c</span><span class="s2">urrent</span><span class="s2">,&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">ongoing</span><span class="s2">&nbsp;collaborative&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">GeoHumanities&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">projects
 that include or feature a library&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">collection or&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">collaboration and</span><span class="s2">&nbsp;the</span><span class="s2">&nbsp;unique expertise found in libraries in the areas of project management, metadata creation
 and data preservation</span><span class="s2">&nbsp;that support work in the GeoHumanities</span><span class="s2">. &nbsp;</span></p>
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<p class="s2" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span class="s2">Session organizers:&nbsp;</span></p>
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<p class="s2" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span class="s2">Marcy Bidney, UW-Milwaukee, American Geographical Society Library,&nbsp;</span><a><span class="s6" style="text-decoration: underline;">bidney@uwm.edu</span></a></p>
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<p class="s2" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span class="s2">Lee Ann Nolan, Penn State University, Earth and Mineral Sciences Library,&nbsp;</span><a><span class="s6" style="text-decoration: underline;">law135@psu.edu</span></a></p>
<p class="s2" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span class="s2">Katherine H. Weimer, Texas A&amp;M University, Map &amp; GIS Library,&nbsp;</span><a><span class="s6" style="text-decoration: underline;">k-weimer@library.tamu.ed</span></a></p>
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<p class="s2" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span class="s2">Please send an abstract of up to 250</span><span class="s2">&nbsp;words by Oct. 20 to: Marcy Bidney&nbsp;</span><a><span class="s6" style="text-decoration: underline;">bidney@uwm.edu</span></a></p>
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