Celebrate GIS Day! Enter Map Competition!

Enter to your map to win! GIS Day Map Competition
Enter to your map to win! GIS Day Map Competition

Calling all students who love or use maps! Design a map using publicly available data or your original datasets and any software of your choice. Enter the map in celebration of Geographic Information System (GIS) Day (November 15), sponsored by University Libraries. No specialized GIS skills or GIS software is required to enter the competition and all Nebraska students (undergrad & graduate) are welcome to enter their map to try to win one of three gift cards.

The deadline to submit your map is October 25. All maps entered in the competition will be posted online and judged by a select group of faculty and staff. Competition finalists will have their maps on display in Love Library (Nov. 13-17). A reception is being planned.

Read the full details of the competition & how to submit your map at https://go.unl.edu/unlgisday

Prizes for the competition include:
• 1st place winner -- $50 gift card
• 2nd place winner -- $25 gift card
• People's Choice winner -- $25 gift card

Wenjie Wang, Geospatial Data and Programs Librarian and assistant professor, is organizing the event and says that the GIS Day Map Competition aims to foster a deeper appreciation for GIS, encourage spatial thinking, and showcase the power of maps in understanding our complex world.

“Students will have the opportunity to showcase their creativity and analytical skills by creating innovative and informative maps that highlight various aspects of our world or even fictional realms,” explained Wenjie Wang, assistant professor, Libraries.

More information: https://go.unl.edu/unlgisday

More details at: https://go.unl.edu/unlgisday