Written by on February 2, 2014

Discovering history through GIS

Kennedy Library’s Data Studio welcomed Ann Kelly Knowles on Monday, January 13, when she spoke about the connections historical GIS can reveal in terms of unknown patterns and relationships between different historical events. Examples explored included the American Industrial Revolution, the Battle of Gettysburg and the Holocaust.

Anne Kelly Knowles is the Professor of Geography at Middlebury College and received the 2012 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award.

Interview with Ann Kelly Knowles

In this interview with Brett Bodemer, the liberal arts librarian, Ann discusses the otherwise invisible patterns and relationships that GIS tracking can reveal throughout history and in research.

A DVD of the presentation is on reserve at Kennedy Library. Listen to other podcasts from the Data Studio.


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