GIS user groups are a great way to network with other GIS professionals on a local level. GIS user groups commonly are organized at the regional level.
Members of the geographic information community can be considered heavy users of information services. Geographic information (GI) users are “super-encounterers” (Erdelez , 1999); information is encountered regularly and is an “important element of their information acquisition” (p. 26). Whether it is searching for geographic data, tutorials on how to use […]
As part of the Professional and Occupational information community category (Hansen 2014), members of the geographic information community can be found working in a variety of industries and subject areas. Urban planners, emergency management professionals, conservationists, academics, epidemiologists, and crime analysts are just a sampling of professionals that use geospatial […]