When: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Time: 10:00 am. – 12:00 noon

Where: Map & Government Information Library
University of Georgia, 320 S Jackson St, Athens GA 30602
There is a parking garage fairly close to the Main Library – the North Campus Parking Deck. Information on visitor parking & fees, along with maps, is available at https://tps.uga.edu/visitors.

Program Description:
The business meeting will be held in the 1st-floor seminar room. NGAL members can visit the main desk if they need directions.
After our brief meeting, we will visit the Map and Government Information Library (MAGIL) in the Main Library’s sub-basement for a tour provided by Valerie Glenn.

Library Description:
The Map and Government Information Library (MAGIL) is located in the sub-basement of the Main Library on North Campus. Its mission is to provide bibliographic, physical and intellectual access to cartographic and government information in all formats. The UGA Libraries serves as Georgia’s regional depository for documents published by the Federal government as well as the official depository for documents published by the State of Georgia. Its collections also include select international and United Nations documents. Cartographic resources include maps, aerial photography and remote sensed imagery, atlases, digital spatial data, and reference materials, with a particular emphasis on the State of Georgia. Maps and government documents have been an integral part of the University of Georgia Libraries for over 100 years.

1.5 hours of Continuing Education Credit if requested