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Kasey Wilson Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 3:08pm Categories: Collections

In 1790, The newly formed US Congress passed the Residence Act allowing for the creation of a new city ‘not more than 10 miles square’ as the seat of the Federal government.  The site chosen by George Washington sat between the Potomac and Anacostia rivers making the city accessible for commerce...

Amanda Tickner Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 5:17pm Categories:

We have five GIS and map related workshops coming up for Spring Semester 2017! They are free and all are welcome to attend (including community members).

Introduction to QGIS: Make a Simple Map with Vector Data - January 30 (Beaumont West)

Amanda Tickner Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 2:02pm Categories: Events

Celebrate GIS Day on Nov. 16th by participating in a humanitarian mapping project, no GIS experience needed! Bring your laptop to the Map library CTL and join us in developing map data to aid a humanitarian project.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 1:29pm Categories:

Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan Terr’y. Published by Pendletons Lithography in Boston in 1835, probably for Nathaniel Brown.

Amanda Tickner Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:18am Categories: Events
We have many fun and useful workshops including GIS workshops and non-GIS workshops scheduled for Fall!


Kathleen Weessies Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 11:01am Categories: Uncategorized

Beginning in the nineteenth century, immigrants to Michigan massively changed the landscape through l

Kathleen Weessies Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 8:11am Categories: Events
Statewide Michigan GIS Users meeting at the MSU Main Library
Kasey Wilson Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 3:00pm Categories:
Image of Manitou County from "Map of the State of Michigan and the Surrounding Country," Exhibiting the Sections and the Latest Surveys.  By John Farmer. Published in Detroit in 1855.

From 1850-1856, James Jesse Strang (image below) lived on Beaver Island as a self-appointed king among the Mormon adherents who declared allegiance to him after the death of Joseph Smith.  Strang comman

Kathleen Weessies Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 11:36am Categories:

This three hour workshop gives participants the opportunity to learn QGIS, the free and open source geospatial software package. The workshop content revolves around solving a research/planning question using data about Detroit.

Kathleen Weessies Friday, March 18, 2016 - 2:20pm Categories: Uncategorized

We are hosting two more fun and useful workshops this semester!


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