BSc. Geography (University of Winnipeg), MLIS (McGill University)
Map and GIS Librarian (Assistant Librarian)
Scott Library Room 102D, Map Library
York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Tel: 1(416)736-2100 ext. 88863
Rosa Orlandini is the Map and GIS Librarian at York University. She is the head of the Map Library and is the Geography liaison librarian. In this capacity, she manages the library’s geography, map, and geospatial data collections. She provides instruction and research assistance to faculty and students in Geography. She also provides instruction and research assistance to Faculty and students who use geospatial data and maps in their research and courses.
Her research interests include: geographic information literacy, data policy, open data, and the history of ethnicity cartography. Rosa is the OCUL Geo Community representative for York University and serves as the President of the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives.
Orlandini, Rosa. “How can I use this map in my assignment?”. ACMLA Annual Conference 2014, Montréal, Québec. June 18, 2014. Download.
Orlandini, Rosa. “Ignite Talk: Librarian Out of Bounds”. WILU: Workshop for Instruction in Library Use. Western University, May 22, 2014. Download.
Orlandini, Rosa. “Ethnicity cartography during World War II: Wilfried Krallert and the Volkstumskarte.” International Conference on the History of Cartography. Helsinki Finland. July 2, 2013.
Orlandini, Rosa and Mueller, Janina Mueller. (University of Toronto Map Library). “Census Geography: Hands on Workshop with ArcGIS”. DLI Ontario Spring Training 2013. April 15, 2013.
Orlandini, Rosa and Anna St. Onge. “The where of your what: geo-locating digital content.” Session 1023. Ontario Library Association Super Conference. February 1, 2013.
Orlandini, R. I. “Ethno-linguistic Mapping during World War II: Case study of the Volkstumskarte.“ Mapping Transnational Boundaries Workshop, Centre for German and European Studies, York University. July 23, 2012.
Orlandini, R. I. “When a map is no longer beautiful: Ethnicity mapping of South-Eastern Europe during WWII.” ACMLA/CARTO 2012 Conference, Toronto, Ontario. June 2012.
Orlandini, R. I. . “When geospatial information meets information literacy: a survey of the geospatial literacy community.” CARTO 2010, Guelph Ontario. June 2010.
Conference Presentation. Orlandini, R. I, and Dessureault E. “Turn off the GPS and look around: map and spatial literacy in the digital age”. Workshop on Instruction in Library Use (WILU), May 2010.
Geolocating Research Resources for Beginners. http://ascmap.blog.yorku.ca/. Rosa Orlandini and Anna St. Onge. Launched February 2013. Last updated, August 2013.
Ethnicity Maps of Southeastern Europe Project. http://emse.blog.yorku.ca/. Rosa Orlandini. Launched June 24, 2013. Last updated, August 2014.
Published Articles and Reports
Orlandini, R. (2014). “President’s Message”. Bulletin: Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives, 147, 2.
Orlandini, R. (2014). “President’s Message”. Bulletin: Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives, 146, 2.
Orlandini, R. (2013). “President’s Message”. Bulletin: Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives, 145, 2.
Orlandini, R. (2013). “President’s Message”. Bulletin: Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives, 144, 2.
Scott, G.A.J., and Orlandini, R.I. (2002). “Rock-outcrop ecosystems as influenced by point-source pollution from a base-metal smelter, Flin Flon, Manitoba”. Prairie Perspectives, 5, pp. 161-173.