URISA Journal


Current Issue: Volume 27, Number 2
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 Important Publishing Note (November 2016):  There will be one more issue of the URISA Journal published (Volume 28) in 2017 and then the long-time peer-reviewed publication of URISA will cease publication.

The URISA Journal is the peer-reviewed publication of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association ISSN 1045-8077

Editor: Jochen Albrecht, PhD, Associate Professor for Computational and Theoretical Geography. Hunter College, New York, NY

Manager: Wendy Nelson, URISA Executive Director

The URISA Journal is the flagship publication of the Urban and Regional Information Association and is published both in print and online. Members of URISA receive copies of the URISA Journal as a member benefit while libraries and other institutions may receive the Journal only by subscribing. Each issue of the Journal contains refereed articles and reports as well as book reviews, software reviews and current literature reviews. The URISA Journal is a must for any library, reference center, research facility, or for anyone who is interested in the latest advancements happening within the GIS academic and professional communities.

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Journal Articles:  Volume 28 (Final Issue)

This issue will be a themed issue on the topic of "Mediating Open Data" organized by Victoria Fast, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Calgary and Claus Rinner, PhD, GISP, Professor and Chair, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Ryerson University.

  • Who are government open data infomediaries? A preliminary scan and classification of Canadian open data users and product.
    Peter Johnson and Sarah Greene - University of Waterloo
  • The Civic Open Data and Crowdsourcing App Ecosystem: Actors, Materials, and Interventions
    Suthee Sangiambut, Renee Sieber - McGill University
  • Exploring Open Data Perspectives from Government Providers in Western Canada
    Mark Gill, and Jon Corbett - UBC Okanagan, Renee Sieber - McGill University
  • The Geographic Contents of Municipal and Regional Open Data Catalogues in Canada
    Edgar Baculi, Victoria Fast, Claus Rinner - Ryerson University
  • Open data community maturity: libraries as civic infomediaries
    Pamela Robinson and Lisa Ward Mather - Ryerson University
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