Julie Sweetkind-Singer

Associate University Librarian for Collections and Public Services

I manage the bibliographers, subject branch libraries, public services, and collections for the Stanford Libraries.

Julie Sweetkind-Singer

Associate University Librarian for Collections and Public Services

I manage the bibliographers, subject branch libraries, public services, and collections for the Stanford Libraries.

Education 

  • MLIS (Library and Information Science): San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
  • MBA: University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • BA (English/History): University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Professional activities 

Current activities

Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Working Group Member (2020-2024)

Prior activities

Faculty, Australasian Rare Book School (2015, 2020)
National Geospatial Advisory Committee (2014-2019), Chair 2016-2018, Vice-chair 2015
Faculty, California Rare Book School (2013, 2015, 2017)
Board Member, Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library (2015-2021)
Western Association of Map Libraries (WAML), President 2004, Secretary 2017-2019
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Map and Geography Libraries
Cartographic Users Advisory Committee (CUAC) for WAML
Advisory Board Member, Geospatial Data Preservation Clearinghouse
Advisory Board Member, Geographic Information Literacy Project
American Library Association, Map and Geospatial Round Table (MAGIRT) (1999-2015)

 

 

Selected publications 

Sweetkind-Singer, J., G. March. Acquisition of World War II Captured Maps: A Case Study. Journal of Map and Geography Libraries, v.17, 2021.

Sweetkind-Singer, J. Maps in the Service of War: The Office of Strategic Services Map Division. Portolan, Winter 2020.

Austin, Robert, J. Sweetkind-Singer and D. DiSera, "The Changing Geospatial Landscape: A Second Look." National Geospatial Advisory Committee, December 2015.

Sweetkind-Singer, J. and A. Hodge. Salmon Data on the Hook: Preserving Scientific Data for the Future. Western Region Colloquium, United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, July 14, 2014.  

Sweetkind-Singer, J. Digital Philanthropy: Increasing Access through Donor Collaboration. Journal of Map and Geography Libraries, v.9, no. 1-2, 2013.

Sweetkind-Singer, J. Herbert Hoover: A Geologist in Training. Journal of Map and Geography Libraries, v.6, no. 2, 2010.

Sweetkind-Singer, J. Guest Editor, Preservation of Geospatial Materials, Special Issue, Journal of Map and Geography Libraries, v.6, no. 1, 2010.

Erwin, T. and J. Sweetkind-Singer. The National Geospatial Digital Archive: A Collaborative Project to Archive Geospatial Data. Journal of Map and Geography Libraries, v.6, no. 1, 2010.

Sweetkind-Singer, J., T. Erwin, and M.L. Larsgaard. Legal Agreements Governing Archiving Partnerships: The NGDA Approach. Archiving 2009, May 4-7, 2009.

Sweetkind-Singer, J. Uncharted Territory: Building a Network for the Archiving of Geospatial Images and Data. Against the Grain, v. 21, no. 2, April 2009.

Erwin, T., J. Sweetkind-Singer, and M.L. Larsgaard. The National Geospatial Digital Archive - Collection Development: Lessons Learned. Library Trends, v. 57, n. 3, Winter 2009.

Sweetkind-Singer, J., M.L. Larsgaard, and T. Erwin. Digital Preservation of Geospatial Data. Library Trends, v. 55, n. 2, Fall 2006.

Thiry, C. (Ed.) & J. Sweetkind-Singer. (Regional Ed.). Guide to U.S. Map Resources. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2005.

Erwin, T. and J. Sweetkind-Singer. Integrating the Hoover Map Collection at Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections. Information Bulletin, v. 35, no.3, 2004.

Sweetkind-Singer, J., M. Powers, and C. Derksen. Stanford Geological Survey Access Project. Information Bulletin, v. 34, n.3, 2003.

Derksen, C. and J. Sweetkind-Singer. Accessing and preserving field maps and notebooks: the Stanford Geological Survey Map and Field Notebook Access Project. Geoscience Information Society Proceedings, 2002.

Sweetkind-Singer, J., and M.J. Williams. Supporting the Needs of Geographic Information Systems Users in an Academic Library. Science & Technology Libraries, v. 21, issue 3/4, 2001. (Co-published in Information and the Professional Scientist and Engineer.)

Rumsey, D., P. Hoehn, and J. Sweetkind. The Rumsey Collection Goes Online. Information Bulletin, v. 32, n. 2, 2001.

Derksen, C.R.M., J.K. Sweetkind-Singer, and M.J. Williams. The Place Of Geographic Information System Services in a Geoscience Information Center. Geoscience Information Society Proceedings, v. 31, 2001.

Sweetkind, J. State of the Art: David Rumsey's Online Map Collection. Mercator's World, Sept./Oct. 2000.

Heckrotte, W., ed. and J. Sweetkind, assistant ed. (1999) California 49: Forty-Nine Maps of California from the Sixteenth Century to the Present. San Francisco: California Map Society.

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