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Map Industry recognizes Field Trip Library for outstanding location based technology.


The International Map Industry Association bestowed a Silver Award on Maps.com at its annual conference this week in Denver, CO.

Industry judges recognized the innovative use of location-based technology combined with high quality content in Field Trip Library - an educational tool aimed at K-12 teachers and students.

Representatives from the company including Owner and Chairman John Glanville and President Bill Spicer were on hand to receive the prestigious award.

Field Trip Library is a product launched by Maps.com in the summer of 2014 which is already in use by thousands of schools across the nation. Taking complex subjects and explaining them in a geographic and chronological context, the online product has proved a hit with teachers and students alike.

10 virtual field trips are currently available covering topics from World Energy Resources to the First and Second World Wars, and a further 3 are set to go live in November. 

The IMIA is a global organization that represents a world of maps. Its membership consists of mapmakers, publishers, geospatial technology companies, location-based service providers, content producers, and distributors on every continent.

For more information on the IMIA awards contact Linda Hill. To try Field Trip Library visit the website www.fieldtriplibrary.com.