Welcome to the Geoscience Information Society
The Geoscience Information Society (GSIS) facilitates the exchange of information in the geosciences through cooperation among scientists, librarians, editors, cartographers, educators, and information professionals.
Current News and Events
◆ 2016 Mary B. Ansari Distinguished Service Award:
Shaun Hardy, librarian at the Geophysical Laboratory Library of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, is the recipient of the 2016 Mary B. Ansari Distinguished Service Award. See the full news release.
◆ GSIS 50th Anniversary:
The Geoscience Information Society is celebrating 50 years of enhancing communication in the geosciences! Read about the Society's founding in 1966 and its early years at the links below:
"Early efforts leading to the founding of the Geoscience Information Society," by Robert (Skip) McAfee, GSIS Proceedings, vol. 21, 1991 p. 187-193
"Meeting the challenge," by Claren M. Kidd, GSIS Proceedings, vol. 21, 1991 p. 195-202.
◆ 2016 Annual Meeting:
The 2016 GSIS/GSA 2016 Annual Meeting was held in Denver, Colorado, September 25-28, 2016.
For a full list of presentations and activities (including the Geoscience 101 pre-conference), see our online schedule.
◆ Updated Resources:
Check out the newly updated Resources for Authors & Editors of Guidebooks!