GIS community

GIS User Groups in the United States

Caitlin Dempsey

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.

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Information Services and the User Experience in the Geographic Information Community

Caitlin Dempsey

Members of the geographic information community can be considered heavy users of information services. Geographic information (GI) users are  “super-encounterers” ...

Information Needs and Information Seeking Behavior Within the Geographic Information Community

Caitlin Dempsey

As part of the Professional and Occupational information community category (Hansen 2014), members of the geographic information community can be ...

The Geographic Information Community

Caitlin Dempsey

At its broadest definition, the geographic information community (GIC) is a community of users who are connected by the common interest in visualizing and analyzing spatial (or geographic) information.