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In general, these are print and other non-OA resources. Please see the “open access” page and the Open Access link category on the right for OA and other resources.



Andrew, Paige G. (2003). Cataloguing sheet maps: The basics. New York : Haworth Information Press. (available UBC library)

Andrew, P. G., & Larsgaard, M. L. (1999). Maps and related cartographic materials: Cataloguing, classification, and bibliographic control. NY: Haworth Press, Inc. (available UBC library)

Hill, Linda L. (2006). Georeferencing: The geographic associations of information. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Kraak, M. J., & Ferjan Ormeling. (2003). Cartography: Visualization of geospatial data. Pearson Higher Ed. (available UBC library)

Larsgaard, M. L. (1998). Map librarianship: An introduction. Westport CT: Libraries Unlimited. (Chaps. 1-3, 5, 6)

Longley, P. A., M.F. Goodchild, D.J. Maguire, and D.W. Rhind (2005). Geographic information systems and science. Second Edition. New York: Wiley. (available UBC library)

Masser, Ian. (2005). GIS worlds : Creating spatial data infrastructures. Redlands, Calif. : ESRI Press. (available UBC library)

Monmonier, Mark. (1996). How to lie with maps. Chicago: U of Chicago Press.

Parry, R. B., & Perkins, C. R. (2001). The map library in the new millennium. London: Library Association Publishing. (Chaps. 5, 9-12, 15, 17)

Slocum, Terry A., et. al. (2005). Thematic cartography and geographic visualization. Lebanon, IN: Prentice Hall. (available UBC library)

Articles :

Aufmuth, J. (2006). Centralized vs. distributed systems: Academic library models for GIS and remote sensing activities on campus. Library Trends, 55(2), 340-348.

Aufmuth, J., Haas, S. C., Henjum, E., & O’Daniel, M. A. (2003). Darwin and MARC: A voyage of metadata discovery. Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services, 27(3), 291-304.

Boxall, James. (2004). Advances and Trends in Geospatial Information Accessibility –Part I: Geolibraries. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 1(1), 7-39.

—. (2003). Geolibraries: Geographers, librarians and spatial collaboration. Canadian Geographer, 47(1) 18-28.

—. (2005). The nature of geospatial information and security. Government Information Quarterly, Vol.22, no.4, Pp.644-662, 22(4), 644-662.

Coyle, K. (2006). One word: Digital. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 32(2), 205-207.

Day, P., & Maene, C. (2006). Legal considerations in the dissemination of licensed digital spatial data. Library Trends, 55(2), 236-253.

Florance, P. (2006). GIS collection development within an academic library. Library Trends, 55(2), 222-235.

Grim, R. E. (2007). Historical issues in map librarianship. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 3(2), 1-3.

Hessler, J. (2007). Archive fever: Challenges in preserving conceptual and foundational cartographic materials from the twentieth century and beyond. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 3(2), 79-95.

Hill, Linda L., Greg Jane`e, Ron Dolin, James Frew & Mary Laarsgaard. (1999). Collection metadata solutions for digital library applications. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 50(13), 1169–1181.

Houser, B. (2006). Building a library GIS service from the ground up. Library Trends, 55(2), 315-326.

Hyland, N. C. (2002). GIS and data sharing in libraries: Considerations for digital libraries. INSPEL, 36(3), 207-215.

Jensen, K. L., Musser, L. R., & Andrew, P. G. (2004). Index maps for the digital age. Information Technology and Libraries, 23(2), 81-87.

Kandoian, N. A. (2007). Cartobibliography for catalogers: Reference materials to support the identification of early printed maps. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 3(2), 45-78.

Kowal, Kim. (2002). Tapping the web for GIS and mapping technologies: Forall levels of libraries and users. Information Technology and Libraries, 21(3), 109-114.

Larsgaard, M. L. (2005). Metaloging of digital geospatial data. The Cartographic Journal, 42(3), 231–237.

Mangan, E. (2007). Cartographic materials: A century of cataloging at library of congress and beyond. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 3(2), 23-44.

Martindale, Jaime. (2004). Geographic information systems librarianship: Suggestions for entry-level academic professionals. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 30(1), 67-72.

Morris, S. P. (2006). Geospatial web services and geoarchiving: New opportunities and challenges in geographic information services. Library Trends, 55(2), 285-303.

Olson, J. A. (2007). Digital antiquarian maps: A paradox?Haworth Press.

Parrish, A. (2006). Improving GIS consultations: A case study at yale university library. Library Trends, 55(2), 327-339.

Parush, A., Pulsifer, P., Philp, K., & Dunn, G. (2006). Understanding through structure: The challenges of information and navigation architecture in cybercartography. Cartographica, 41(1), 21-34.

Pollitt, F. L. (2007). Mapping the international boundary between the united states and canada 1797-1843: The barclay collection at the maine historical society. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 3(2), 97-110.

Ramsey, Marshall C., Hsinchun Chen, Bin Zhu & Bruce R. Schatz. (1999). A collection of visual thesauri for browsing large collections of geographic images. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 50(9), 826–834.

Reehling, Pete, and Katherine H. Weimer. (2006). A new model of geographic information librarianship: description, curriculum, and program proposal. J. of Education for Library and Information Science,47(4), 291-302. WilsonWeb. Retrieved April 27, 2007.

Ricker, K. M. (2006). GIS mentoring. Library Trends, 55(2), 349-360.

Shawa, T. W. (2006). Building a system to disseminate digital map and geospatial data online. Library Trends, 55(2), 254-263.

Shawa, T. W. . Building a system to disseminate digital map and geospatial data online

Shuler, J. (2003). On and off the grid: Geographic information science and technology and academic libraries. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 29(5), 327-329.

Smith, A., & Sproles, C. (2004). Don’t get lost!: The basics of organizing a library’s map collection. Kentucky Libraries, 68(2), 22-27.

Steinhart, G. (2006). Libraries as distributors of geospatial data: Data management policies as tools for managing partnerships. Library Trends, 55(2), 264-284.

Stoltenberg, J., & Parrish, A. (2006). Geographic information systems and libraries. Library Trends, 55(2), 217-360.

Suh, J. (2007). Geographical information systems information systems (GIS) in library and information services. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 33(1), 152-153.

Sweetkind-Singer, J., Larsgaard, M. L., & Erwin, T. (2006). Digital preservation of geospatial data. Library Trends, 55(2), 304-314.

Sweetkind-Singer, J., & Williams, M. (2001). Supporting the information needs of geographic information systems (GIS) users in an academic library. Science and Technology Libraries, 21(3/4), 175-190.

Theunissen, Y. (2007). Developing and promoting outreach services for elementary and middle schools: Case study of a rare map library at a public university. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 3(2), 5-22.

Tian, Y., Wen, C., & Hong, S. (2008). Global scientific production on GIS research by bibliometric analysis from 1997 to 2006. Journal of Informetrics, 2(1), 65-74.

Venuda, F. (2005). GIS (geographic information system) in libraries: First part. [Il GIS (Geographic Information System) in biblioteca: prima parte.] Bollettino AIB, Vol.45, no.3, Pp.327-344.

Watters, Caroline, & Ghada Amoudi. GeoSearcher: Location-based ranking of search engine results. (2003). Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 54(2), 140–151.

Xia, J. (2004). GIS in the management of library pick-up books. Library Hi Tech, 22(2), 209.



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