Please see the exciting news about NYMS member, Andrew Kapochunas, and his prize for environmental mapping that is awarded on November 25, 2022 at CartoCon at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Vilniaus Gedimino Technikos Universitetas), a leading university with 11,000 students, and is among the top 2.1% of universities in the world. Here is the link […]
We are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Alice Hudson Award for Excellence in Cartography
Alice Hudson has been a force in the ﬁeld of map librarianship for many years. Over her distinguished career, she helped guide and mentor countless scholars, colleagues, and students. Her curatorial and collection work at the New York Public Library helped establish the New York Public Library’s Map Division as one of the premier public […]
Apologies, but the meeting scheduled for this Tuesday is cancelled. We will reschedule soon.
Steve Hanon and several other map experts were asked to define the Line of Demarcation between New York City and “Upstate.” Feel free to join the discussion by posting in our comments section.
Tucked away in the stacks and study rooms of The New York Public Library (NYPL), you’ll find much more than books. From a lock of Edgar Allan Poe’s hair and Charles Dickens’ cat-paw letter opener to a collection of personal papers from Dr. Maya Angelou, the Library system is full of fascinating items. In this […]
We record both live and Zoom meetings and post to this channel. During the pandemic, these were provided as “open source” to the public. Beginning with the 2022 membership year, only paying members will be able to access these recorded meetings. This is just one of the benefits of joining the NYMS. Join us!
Please check out our next meeting with John Hessler on the spreading of pandemics.
Due to a flight cancellation, tonight’s speaker, John Hessler, will need to reschedule. Please check our website and social media for updates. As a reminder, we have a joint map society meeting on October 7 with Washington, California, Chicago, New York. Please see our upcoming events tab or contact John Docktor at the Washington Map […]
The 38th IMCoS International Symposium will highlight the early Belgian contributions to the development of cartography worldwide. These include the introduction of triangulation techniques (Frisius, van Deventer), first world atlases (Ortelius, Mercator) and the first navigation map to use the Mercator projection.
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