Events

September 18, 2015
Keynote address by David Lambert, Director of Cartographic Production, National Geographic Maps Panel discussion, “A Sampler of Current Cartographic Practices in Maine: Four Perspectives”, featuring panelists from the Maine Office of GIS, DeLorme, the Appalachian Mountain Club, and the Center for Community GIS Tours of Osher Map Library Trade show featuring current practitioners.
May 8, 2015 to May 9, 2015
  Spacing Out with the Library: An Exploration of Collaboration Across the Physical, Virtual and those Places in Between Friday, May 8, 2015 @ College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA #acrlnec15 As the academic library evolves, it is wherever students and faculty are conducting research and learning, and within physical and virtual spaces intentionally designed to encourage scholarship, collaboration and production. Librarians and our colleagues across our campuses and beyond are actively engaged in building and assessing the most useful discovery services, the most valuable... More »
March 26, 2015
This exhibition recognizes and celebrates the long overlooked role of women in the world of mapping; bringing their stories, accomplishments, and most importantly, their maps, to light. Curated by Alice Hudson, former Chief of the Map Division at the New York Public Library, Women in Cartography showcases the works of better-known women cartographers such as Marie Tharp (pictured above), who, in partnership with Bruce Heezen, created the first scientific map of the entire ocean floor, and, Agnes Sinclair Holbrook, who created the Hull-House maps, statistical cartographic presentations of... More »
February 14, 2015
Join us at the Osher Map Library for a Romantic & Educational evening. Osher Map Library Acting Director Ian Fowler will present an enticing lecture covering the representation of love and the human body in cartography through the ages. Cash bar and tasty treats will be served. Free and open to the public, but please reserve tickets via eventbrite.com - space is limited. TICKETS: www.eventbrite.com/e/mapping-desire-erotic-imagery-in-old-world-cartography-tickets-15460046415 Download Flyer
October 14, 2014
To attend, please RSVP here.