There are many tools for online and offline mapping, as well as geographic information systems ("GIS"), that public librarians can offer their communities. These tools can be invaluable for emergency response planning before a disaster as well as response and recovery operations after a disaster. Librarians, as community information and technology stewards, can play a valuable role in these scenarios.
"Mapping and GIS Tools for Disaster Preparation and Recovery,"
Collaborative Librarianship: Vol. 11
, Article 3.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/collaborativelibrarianship/vol11/iss1/3