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Monthly Highlight: BTAA GIS Conference 2022

By Karen Majewicz

Established in 2020, the BTAA GIS Conference is a virtual event organized by geospatial information users and educators in Big Ten institutions to present their work, exchange information, and develop potential collaborations. It is open to all participants, including those outside the BTAA network.

Monthly Highlight: Item Page Layout Redesign

By Karen Majewicz

We tackled a long standing design wish to utilize full page widths and reduce the white space on item pages. This layout prioritizes item previews, such as a geospatial web service or a IIIF viewer, and provides more options for further adjusting location of the metadata and the access links.

Mapping Chicagoland

By Karen Majewicz

Cecilia Smith, our program team member from the University of Chicago, led a team that received a successful $348,930 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant in April for the proposal “ Mapping Chicagoland .”