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MAPS-L – is an international discussion forum for Map Librarians, GIS Librarians, Government Documents Librarians, Special Collections Librarians and others dealing with (or interested in) cartographic information. Others dealing with and interested in cartographic information such as cartographers, remote sensing professionals, geographers, resellers and cartomaniacs of all types are welcome.

Maps-L is not affiliated with any one professional organization but supports information sharing between professionals, hobbiests, students and educators. Announcement from the many
professional organizations appear on Maps-L.

Johnnie Sutherland, the former Map Curator at the University of Georgia Libraries, started Maps-L in 1991.

In 2005, Angie Cope, Map Librarian at the American Geographical Society Library, UWM Libraries assumed the role of moderator. The list continues to run through The University of Georgia’s listserv software with archives dating back to 1991.

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Maps-L Archives


Feel free to read up on Georgia’s listserv software here:

or contact the Maps-L moderator, Angie Cope at acope @

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