Bidney, Marcy

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bidney@uwm.edu
(414) 229-6282
Golda Meir Library E370
Assistant Director of Libraries; Curator, AGSL
American Geographical Society Library

Education

  • Master of Library and Information Science, Drexel University
  • Master of Arts in Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Geography, Rowan University

Professional Activities

Research Interests

  • Geospatial information access
  • Spatial Humanities
  • History of Cartography

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Bidney, M. (2015) Library as Platform: Assessing Outreach and Engagement in the Library of the Future. In Mack, D and Gary White (eds.) Assessing Liaison Librarians: Documenting Impact for Positive Change. Chicago: PIL
  • Andrew, P., Bidney, M., and Nolan, L. A. (2014) The Digital Atlas Dilemma: Outlining the Challenges for Libraries. Journal of Map and Geography Libraries. 10(2), 132-156.
  • Bidney, M. and Clair, K.M. (2014) Harnessing the Geospatial Semantic Web: Toward Place Based Information Organization and Access. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. 52(1), 69-76
  • Bidney, M. M. (2010) Can Coordinates in Catalog Records be Useful? Journal of Map and Geography Libraries. 6(2), 140-150.
  • Bidney, M., Paige Andrew, and Lee A. Nolan. The Digital Atlas Dilemma: Outlining the Challenges for Libraries.  Association of European Research Libraries. Groupe des Cartothécaires biannual meeting. Ljubljana, Slovenia, (May 2014)
  • Bidney, M. Creating a Collaborative Digital Polar Archive. Polar Libraries Colloquy. Cambridge, England (June, 2014)
  • Bidney, M. A “Collectors” Point of View: Modern Challenges in Creating an Archive of Geography. Gabler Lecture, Department of Geography, Western Illinois University. Invited (March 2014)
  • Bidney, M. and Clair, K.M. Harnessing the Geospatial Semantic Web: Toward Place Based Information Organization and Access. IFLA post-conference, Beyond Libraries – subject metadata in the digital environment and semantic web. Tallinn, Estonia, (August 2012)
  • Bidney, M. M., THATCamp Philly, Philadelphia, PA, "Spatial Humanities," (September 24, 2011)
  • Bidney, M. M., ALA Annual Conference, RUSA Local History Committee, New Orleans Louisiana, "Using Sanborn Maps for Local History Research," Invited. (June 25, 2011)
  • Bidney, M. M., Federal Depository Library Council Meeting, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, "Accessing Federal Geospatial Information," Invited. (October 18, 2010)
  • Bidney, M. M., Libraries in the Digital Age Annual Conference, University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia, "Mapping the Humanities: How Maps Can Enhance Humanities Research," (May 2010)

Professional Memberships

  • Cartographic Users Advisory Council (CUAC). (2008 – 2014)
  • Association of American Geographers. (2008 – 2009, 2011 – Present)
  • International Federation of Libraries and Associations. (2006 –2012)
    • Government Information and Official Publications Section. (2007 – 2012)
  • North American Cartographic Information Society. (2006 – 2008)
  • American Library Association. (2002 – Present)
    • Map and Geospatial Information Roundtable (MAGIRT). (2006 – Present)
  • International Relations Roundtable. (2003 - 2007)
  • Library Leadership and Management Association. (2003 - 2007)
  • Government Documents Roundtable (GODORT). (2002 – 2014)
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (2015-Present)
    • Rare Books and Manuscript Section (2015-Present)