Presentations

Bidney, M., Paige Andrew, and Lee A. Nolan. The Digital Atlas Dilemma: Outlining the Challenges for Libraries.  Association of European Research Libraries. Groupe des Cartothécaires biannual meeting. Ljubljana, Slovenia, (May 2014)

Bidney, M. Creating a Collaborative Digital Polar Archive. Polar Libraries Colloquy. Cambridge, England (June, 2014)

Bidney, M. A “Collectors” Point of View: Modern Challenges in Creating an Archive of Geography. Gabler Lecture, Department of Geography, Western Illinois University. Invited (March 2014)

Bidney, M. and Clair, K.M. Harnessing the Geospatial Semantic Web: Toward Place Based Information Organization and Access. IFLA post-conference, Beyond Libraries  – subject metadata in the digital environment and semantic web. Tallinn, Estonia, Forthcoming

Bidney, M. M., Liberal Arts Scholarship and Technology Summit, College of Liberal Arts, Penn State University, “Geographic Literacy in the Liberal Arts: Illustrating the use of Geographic Information for the Enhancement of Teaching and Research,” Presentation, 50 in attendance. (January 5, 2012)

Bidney, M. M., Help! I’m an Accidental Government Documents Librarian, North Carolina Library Association, Government Resources Section, webinar, “Finding your way: Maps and geospatial information from the federal government,” Workshop, 30 in attendance, Invited. (November 16, 2011)

Bidney, M. M., K-12 Teacher Workshop: How To Incorporate Authentic Materials into the K-12 Classroom, Penn State Center for Global Studies, “Geographic Literacy in the classroom: Incorporating Global resources into school curriculum and lesson plans,” Workshop, 30 in attendance, Invited. (November 5, 2011)

Andrew, P. G., Bidney, M. M., Clair, K. M., Annual Conference, Pennsylvania Library Association, University Park, PA, “Pennsylvania Sanborn Maps: A Unique Research Treasure Trove,” Paper and Oral Presentation. (October 3, 2011)

Bidney, M. M., THATCamp Philly, Philadelphia, PA, “Spatial Humanities,” Oral Presentation, 25 in attendance. (September 24, 2011)

Bidney, M. M., Liberal Arts Scholarship and Technology Summit, College of Liberal Arts, Penn State University, “Maps and Geographic Information Resource for Teaching,” Presentation, 50 in attendance. (August 15, 2011)

Bidney, M. M., ALA Annual Conference, RUSA Local History Committee, New Orleans Louisiana, “Using Sanborn Maps for Local History Research,” Panel, Invited. (June 25, 2011)

Bidney, M. M., Federal Depository Library Council Meeting, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, “Accessing Federal Geospatial Information,” Panel, 75 in attendance, Invited. (October 18, 2010)

Bidney, M. M., Libraries in the Digital Age Annual Conference, University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia, “Mapping the Humanities: How Maps Can Enhance Humanities Research,” Poster, 100 in attendance. (May 2010)

Bidney, M. M., Pennsylvania School Library Association Annual Conference, University Park, PA, “Geographic Literacy @ Your Library,” Paper and Oral Presentation. (April 2010)

Bidney, M. M., North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA, “Coordinate Searching: Can it or will it ever work?,” Paper and Oral Presentation, Invited. (October 2009)

Bidney, M. M., Pennsylvania State Data Users Conference, Harrisburg, PA, “Sanborn Maps: Historical Maps in a Modern World,” Paper and Oral Presentation, Invited. (September 11, 2008)

Allen, M. M., Fish, C., Herb, S., Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers (AAG), Boston, MA, “The Literary and Cultural Heritage Map of Pennsylvania,” Paper and Oral Presentation. (April 2008)