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Ann Holstein

Department: Creation and Curation Services > Digital Learning & Scholarship

Title: GIS Specialist/Librarian

Email: ann.holstein@case.edu

Phone: 216-368-8689


Ann Holstein is a GIS Specialist/Librarian at the Kelvin Smith Library’s Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship.  In her role, she educates the CWRU community on using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for research and coursework.  She has built and maintains a growing collection of GIS data housed at the library, which campus members can utilize for their GIS and digital mapping projects.  She frequently collaborates with faculty and others engaged in digital scholarship and research that involves GIS.  Ann is a certified GIS professional (GISP), holds a BS in Geology from Cleveland State University, an MS in GIS and Remote Sensing from the University of Pittsburgh, and an MLIS from Kent State University.  She spent several years working as a GIS Specialist and GIS Project Manager before coming to CWRU in 2005.


• J. T. Hannibal, A. Gaerte, and A.L. Holstein, From Fort Pitt to Coal Hill: Geological, Archaeological, and Historical Aspects of Downtown Pittsburgh and Mount Washington, GSA Field Guides, 2017, 46:1-28. doi:10.1130/2017.0046(01)

• A. L. Holstein, Geographic Information and Technologies in Academic Research Libraries: An ARL Survey of Services and Support, Information Technology and Libraries, 2015, 34(1) 38-51). doi: 10.6017/ital.v34i1.5699

• J. T. Hannibal, T. L. Gerke, M. K. McGuire, H. M. Edenborn, A. L. Holstein, and D. Parker, Early industrial geology of western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio: Early gristmills and iron furnaces west of the Alleghenies and their geologic contexts, GSA Field Guides, 2011, 20:143-167. doi: 10.1130/2011.0020(07)

• E. A. Madigan, C. A. Wiencek, and A. L. Vander Schrier, Patterns of Community-Based End-of-Life Care in Rural Areas of the United States, Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice, 2009, 10(1):71-81. doi: 10.1177/1527154409333861

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