SBU Librarians Invited Speakers at LI GIS Conference

Librarians Robert Tolliver (Head, Science and Engineering; President, Geoscience Information Society) and Kristen Nyitray (Director, Special Collections and University Archives, University Archivist) were invited speakers at the Long Island GIS (Geographic Information System) Users Conference held at Stony Brook University on November 16, 2017. In their presentation on historical and recent maps of Long Island, they discussed highlights from the collections at Stony Brook and recent uses of them in research and scholarship.

 

The University Libraries have one of the most extensive collections of New York and Long Island maps in the country. More information can be found at:

 

Map Collection: http://guides.library.stonybrook.edu/Maps

Special Collections, Map Collection: http://www.library.stonybrook.edu/special-collections-university-archives/maps

Kristen Nyitray, LI GIS Users Conference, November 16, 2017.

Kristen Nyitray, LI GIS Users Conference, November 16, 2017.

Robert Tolliver, LI GIS Users Conference, November 16, 2017.

Robert Tolliver, LI GIS Users Conference, November 16, 2017.

Kristen Nyitray

Kristen Nyitray

Associate Librarian; Director, Special Collections and University Archives; and University Archivist at Stony Brook University Libraries
Contact her for research assistance with rare books, manuscript collections, historical maps, and SBU history. E-mail: kristen.nyitray@stonybrook.edu.
Kristen Nyitray
Posted in History, Maps, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives


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