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Position: GIS Librarian
Department: Research Support Services
Research Specialist
  • GIS
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

Rebecca's research interests include historical GIS (HGIS) and geographic events or developments mapped over time to create animations. She is also working on extracting geographic locations from historical texts in order to facilitate information retrieval by researchers. She has done some work comparing free online mapping tools and using coding libraries (such as Leaflet and D3.js) for creating interactive online maps.

ORCID profile

Presentations and Publications

Bartlett, R. (2019). Local geographic information storing and querying using Elasticsearch. Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval, 1–4.

Bartlett R, Beck G, Brodeur J, Ford T, Hayes G, Oeste S. Digitally mapping the First World War: a roundtable discussion. Presented at: Canadian Military History Colloquium; 2017 May 5, Waterloo, ON.

Bartlett R. Rev. of Managing Digital Cultural Objects, edited by A Foster and P Rafferty. Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 11.2 (2016). DOI: 10.21083/partnership.v11i2.3822.

Projects and Partnerships

The Battle of Vimy Ridge: known and estimated battalion locations on April 9, 1917. Geographic visualization project in collaboration with Trevor Ford, PhD Candidate, Wilfrid Laurier University.

Mapping the Resettlement - Uganda Collection