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108 Lockwood Memorial Library, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260
- Ph: 716-645-8168
- Fax: 716-645-3859
The Map & Geography Librarian will be holding regularly scheduled office hours from 10am-11am on Tuesdays for the Fall 2021 semester. Please register via the Zoom registration link or by emailing Kim Plassche (email@example.com).
These will be virtual. There will be NO office hours on October 26th, November 2nd and November 25th.
- Manage the UB Libraries Map Collection (including sheet maps, atlases and aerial photographs)
- Disseminate ArcGIS for Student Use license authorization codes
- ArcGIS installation troubleshooting assistance
Education and Training
- MLS, University at Buffalo, SUNY, 2011
- BS, Environmental Studies, University at Buffalo, SUNY, 2009 / Minor: Geography
Bi-Monthly Column Author and Editor, “New Maps and Books.”: base line: a Newsletter of the Map and Geography Round Table (MAGIRT (Map and Geospatial Information Round Table, American Library Association)). Online archive: http://www.ala.org.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/rt/magirt/publications/baseline
American Library Association, 2017–â Present
Map & Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT), 2019–â Present
MAGIRT Education Committee, July 2020–â Present
Chair, July 2021–â Present
Regional Coordinator for Online Guide to Map Collections, August 2020–â Present
- Western Association of Map Libraries, 2021–â Present
Conference Planning Committee, 2021–â Present
Academic Librarianship as a Second Career. Presentation at the New York Library Association Annual Conference (November 2020), with Giovanna Colosi and Amanda McCormick.
Boost Your Library’s Customer Service with Virtual Reference. Invited Speaker for WNYLRC Virtual Workshop (June 2020), with Jill Hackenberg. Online archive: https://ubir-buffalo-edu.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/xmlui/handle/10477/81987.
Creation of a Multidisciplinary Guide for Great Lakes Research. Lightning talk at the Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians (June 2021).