Why might geography matter to the future of libraries?
It is hard to imagine our world today without maps. Though not the first online mapping platform, the debut of Google Maps a decade ago profoundly reshaped the role of maps in everyday life, popularizing the concept of organizing information in space. When Flickr unveiled image geotagging in 2006, more than 1.2 million photos were geotagged in the first 24 hours.
from the Signal The National Digital Stewardship Alliance Geospatial Content subgroup is exploring ways to engage with the wider geospatial community, concentrating recent efforts on opportunities to engage with the federal government’s Geospatial Platform: