MAGIP Frequently Asked Questions

MAGIP Membership

How do I find more information about MAGIP?
Please visit the following page to learn more about us:

http://www.magip.org/about

Where can I find MAGIP’s governing documents?
Please visit the following page for respective documents:
http://www.magip.org/GoverningDocs

What are the benefits of becoming a MAGIP member?
Please visit the following page to learn more about the benefits of membership:

http://www.magip.org/Membership

How do I become a MAGIP member?
Please visit the following page to sign up for a MAGIP membership:

http://www.magip.org/Membership


What is the difference between the email list-serve and the discussion forums?

List-Serve:

The intention of the list-serve is to allow for communication to all of its subscribers. You DO NOT need to be a member of MAGIP to utilize. This is a moderated list-serve. For list rules and/or to subscribe, please visit the following site:

http://www.magip.org/ListServe

Discussion Forum:
The purpose of the discussion forums is the capability to archive topics/replies (questions, problems, issues, etc.), as well as offer an organized option for discussions. MAGIP has created 6 forum topics, and all replies can be viewed online. You DO NOT need to be a member of MAGIP to read topics. However, you must be a MAGIP member to create a new topic, or to reply.
http://www.magip.org/Forums

What is the best use of the list-serve email system?
The intention of the list-serve is to allow for communication to all of its subscribers, not just MAGIP members. Anyone can join, and this list is moderated. Examples of proper use of this list-serve include job announcements and software training and workshop announcements in or near Montana. For list rules or to subscribe, please visit the following site:

http://www.magip.org/ListServe

How should I make an announcement if I'm a MAGIP member?
A member should post an announcement within the "Announcement" discussion forum. If desired, the member should then send an email via the Listserve and include a link of their new discussion forum post.

My email changed, so I updated my MAGIP profile page. Does changing my email address within my MAGIP profile change my email address within the MAGIP list-serve?

No - Please contact a MAGIP listserve administrator to change your email within the list-serve:

http://www.magip.org/ListServe

What Conferences does MAGIP sponsor?
MAGIP hosts a spring meeting, a fall technical session, as well as a bi-annual Intermountain GIS Conference. Please visit the following page for upcoming events and/or archived information:

http://www.magip.org/Events

How do I log in to the MAGIP web site?
Enter your email and password in the upper right-hand corner of any MAGIP page.

Who are the current MAGIP Board of Directors?
Please visit the following page for a list of Board of Directors and respective contact information:
http://www.magip.org/BOD

Where can I find a list of past MAGIP Board of Directors?
Past Board of Directors lists (year) can be found on the following page:
http://www.magip.org/BODpast

What is the Request for Assistance Form, and when should I use it?
The Request for Assistance form was created as an efficient way for members to request for help. Utilize this form if you'd like to request help with research, creating a survey, using GoToMeeting, user group support, etc. Additional information can be found on the Request For Assistance page.


Who do I Contact?

Who do I contact if I want access to edit an existing MAGIP web page?
All Subcommittee Chairs are provided access to edit their respective pages. Please visit the Committee pages to determine who to contact to add web content:
http://www.magip.org/committees

For content not associated with a subcommittee, please send your requested content via email to the current MAGIP Web Subcommittee Chair, located here:
http://www.magip.org/OABCom


Who do I contact if I want to confirm how many years I’ve been a MAGIP member, and how do I obtain documentation for my participation in MAGIP sponsored conferences and technical sessions?

Please send an email and your request to our MAGIP Administrator (
Magip.mt@gmail.com), or complete our Request for Assistance form (accessible from the home page): http://www.magip.org

Who do I contact if I need help adding content to a web page?
Please send your requested content via email to the current MAGIP Web Subcommittee Chair, located here:
http://www.magip.org/OABCom

Who do I contact if I'd like to utilize GoToMeeting and/or Survey Monkey?
Please complete the Request for Assistance form.

Who do I contact if I would like to contribute an article and/or presentation to the MAGIP Community?
A "Share" page has been created for members to contribute articles and presentations. Please follow the instructions on the Share page, or contact the existing Web Subcommittee Chair.

http://www.magip.org/Share

http://www.magip.org/WebSubcommittee

Miscellaneous

How do I become a GISP?
Please visit the following page for additional information about GISP and MAGIP’s endorsement:

http://www.magip.org/GISP

How do I find a mentor?
See the MAGIP GIS Mentoring program.

I’ve heard of the Montana Land Information Advisory Council (MLIAC). Where can I find more information about MLIAC?

Please visit the following web site to learn more about MLIAC:
http://about.msl.mt.gov/commission_councils/montana_land_information_advisory_council


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P.O. Box 1868, Helena, MT 59624

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