It is with great pleasure that the Boston College Libraries announce the winners of the 11th Annual Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Contest at Boston College. This year we added a new category for digital maps in addition to the traditional poster category.
A special thanks to the students who completed and submitted their work during this time of global crisis!
Poster by a graduate student:
In the category for Digital Map by a graduate student:
In the category for Digital Map by an undergraduate student:
Awards were based on map quality, use of GIS as a research tool and originality. Special consideration was given to topics exploring diversity and inclusion. Pending student permission, we will be adding these items to eScholarship.
Congratulations to the winners on behalf of the judges:
Sarah Melton, Head of Digital Scholarship; Enid Karr, Sr. Research Librarian for Biology, Earth & Environmental Sciences, and Environmental Studies; Jiebei Luo, Data Services Librarian; Allison Xu, Data & Visualization Librarian; and Tara Pisani Gareau, Associate Professor of the Practice, Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Submissions due: April 27 (extended to May 5)
Judging period: week of May 6
Announcing the winner: May 12