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Mission

The mission of the GeoLibrary was set by legislature in state statutes; Title 5, Part 4, Chapter 163 2001 through 2006. The Board seeks to expand and promote the value of geographic spatial data through widespread distribution and innovative use for the benefit of Maine's citizens.

 

Vision

The Maine Library of Geographic Information is a state-of-the-art, comprehensive, and ever expanding portal to public geospatial information and services. The vision for the GeoLibrary encompasses:

  • Stewardship of priority, statewide digital geospatial data and associated technology through the GeoLibrary Portal.
  • Facilitating the modernization and GIS development of local government land records, and promoting innovative uses of public information that fosters economic development
  • Multiagency data-sharing cooperation that results in significant savings in the cost of creating and maintaining geodata.
  • Budgeting and revenue development that prioritizes the strategic importance of geospatial information.
  • An education and outreach program that educates state and local government officials and representatives on the benefits of GIS.

 

Goals and/or Strategic Initiatives

  • Database Development
  • Portal Development
  • Land Records Modernization
  • Data Sharing and Distribution
  • Education / Outreach

 

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