Taylor Hixson

GIS Resident Librarian

Taylor Hixson

Taylor Hixson provides University of Chicago students, faculty, and staff with geographic information systems (GIS) support and services including:

  • identifying spatial data resources
  • helping organize, format, and join spatial datasets
  • providing one-on-one and classroom instruction for desktop GIS and web mapping tools 
  • consulting with patrons about integrating GIS into current and future projects
  • linking patrons with advanced spatial analysis and computing centers at the university 


Taylor has a Master of Science in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee’s School of Information Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication with a journalism specialty from Middle Tennessee State University’s College of Media and Entertainment.