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Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Staff


Jennie Murack is the GIS & Data Librarian for the MIT Libraries and also a liaison to Department of Urban Studies and Planning, specializing in GIS, social sciences, and demographic data. She works with both digital, geographic data and the Libraries' paper maps collection. She has a background in psychology, and, prior to arriving at the MIT Libraries, she conducted educational evaluation research. Outside of work she enjoys running, hiking, yoga, reading, and watching reality TV.
Daniel Sheehan is a GIS programmer and analyst and leads the MIT GIS Services group. He has helped people work with GIS in the MIT GIS Lab, in the classroom, and out in the field for the past 15 years. He spent the prior decade helping researchers use GIS at the Woods Hole Lab of the National Marine Fisheries Service and the University of Wisconsin at Madison.  Outside of work he enjoys his family and riding his bike when he has time.
Paxton LaJoie is the GIS Specialist in Education and Practice for MIT Libraries. She has a background in environmental science and specializes in remote sensing analysis. Prior to joining the MIT Libraries, she conducted research using GIS and remote sensing analyses to assess environmental concerns under NASA's Applied Sciences Capacity Building program. Outside of work she enjoys reading and competitive gaming.