Larry W. Laliberte, Editor
University of Oregon - Eugene
Electronic Version - September 2000.1. News
1.1 2000 Minimum Technical Requirements in effect
From: Cynthia Etkin firstname.lastname@example.org to various lists, September 2000.
New minimum technical requirements (MTR) for public workstations in Federal depository libraries will go into effect October 1, 2000. The proposal for new requirements and the Depository Library Council's recommendation to implement them was published in the May 1, 2000 issue of Administrative Notes http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/fdlp/pubs/adnotes/ad050100.html
All Federal depository libraries must meet the MTR to keep pace with technological change in order to fulfill their Title 44 obligation to provide access to Government information products. The new requirements were originally issued as the 1999 Recommended Specifications for Public Access Workstations in Federal Depository Libraries in the June 15, 1999 Administrative Notes. Library Programs Service (LPS) will continue to issue Recommended Specifications for Public Access Workstations in Federal Depository Libraries (RS) each spring to assist depository library staff in planning for new computer purchases.
As another step in the transition to an e-FDLP and in accordance with Depository Library Council recommendations from its Spring 2000 meeting, a schedule was established to regularly increase workstation requirements. Fifteen months after issuance, RS will become MTR. The Requirements, the Recommended Specifications, and the schedule are all available from the FDLP Desktop at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/fdlp/computers
Having a DVD drive is a major change included in the 1999 RS. At present the only DVD products distributed through the FDLP are from the Patent and Trademark Office. LPS has learned that the Census Bureau will be producing DVD products for distribution, the first of which will be the Census Tract Street Index.1.2 U.S. Geological Survey Updates
Posted by Rea Mueller 703-648-5954 FAX: 703-648-5939 e-mail: email@example.com
1.2.1 Subject: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Land Cover Map
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has published a new map, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Land Cover. This land cover map was produced in partnership with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as part of the National Land Cover Characterization project. It was developed from a mosaic of 16 Landsat Thematic Mapper scenes, recorded primarily during the summer months of 1986-1993. Elevation data, population density data, and National Wetlands Inventory data were used to refine the land cover classification. Water bodies were derived from 1:100,000-scale Digital Line Graphs.
The National Land Cover Characterization project is part of the interagency Multi-Resolution Land Characterization initiative involving the USGS, The Environmental Protection Agency, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the U.S. Forest Service. Twenty-one classes of land cover are mapped, using consistent procedures for the entire United States. The resulting National Land Cover Data (NLCD), from which the Pennsylvania map was derived, will be used for applications such as watershed management, environmental inventories, transportation modeling, fire risk assessment, and land management. More information on NLCD development and data availability is posted at: http://edcwww.cr.usgs.gov/programs/lccp/nationallandcover.html
The NLCD for Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania State Data clearinghouse at http://www.pasda.psu.edu
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Land Cover
- File number: TPA1445
- Price: $7.00 plus $5.00 handling
- Available from: USGS Information Services, Box 25286, Denver, CO 80225 (FAX: 303-202-4693).
1.2.2 Subject: State Map Lists
The USGS has revised, as of June 2000, and reprinted the State Map Lists shown below. Please recycle previous versions.
- Alabama Map List Stock number: TALB
- Georgia Map List Stock number: TGAB
- Kansas Map List Stock number: TKSB
- Louisiana Map List Stock number: TLAB
- Maryland, Delaware, and District of Columbia Map Lists Stock number: TMDB
- Michigan Map List Stock number: TMIB
- Nebraska Map List Stock number: TNEB
- New Hampshire and Vermont Map Lists Stock number: TNHB
- New York Map List Stock number: TNYB
- North Carolina Map List Stock number: TNCB
- Pacific Islands Map List Stock number: TUS5662
- Pennsylvania Map List Stock number: TPAB
- Texas Map List Stock number: TTXB
State Map Lists are also available online at: http://mapping.usgs.gov/mac/maplists/index.html
Printed Map Lists now show the version date for each map. The version date is the most recent date printed under the map name in the lower right-hand corner. Online State Map Lists show both the version date and the currentness date, indicating when the information on the map was last collected or verified.
Printed State Map Lists can be requested free-of-charge from USGS Information Services, Box 25286, Denver CO 80225 (FAX: 303-202-4693).
1.2.3 Subject: Publications Status Report
The following information products are now available:
- Publications Catalogs Price List, September 2000
Previously discontinued, this price list is now available in electronic format.
- ASK.USGS Fax document number 3019
- The National Atlas of the United States of America USGS Fact Sheet 082-00, June 2000
Revised, supersedes FS 082-97, June 1997. Please recycle superseded fact sheet. Paper copies available free-of-charge from USGS Information Services, Box 25286, Denver, CO 80225 (FAX: 303-202-4693).
- ASK.USGS Fax document number 3117
Fact sheets and price lists are available through the ASK.USGS Fax-on-Demand System at 703-648-4888 or 1-888-ASK-USGS (press 1).
1.3 New additions to MAGERT's Electronic Publications Page
From: David Allen firstname.lastname@example.org to various lists, September 2000.
There are several new additions to the Electronic Publications page on the MAGERT Web site http://www.sunysb.edu/libmap/magert1.htm. Two additions that are likely to be of interest include:
- An online version of Robert P. Loeffler and Nancy Kandoian, An English Translation of Words Abbreviated in Ritter's Lexicon (previously published as MAGERT Open File Report 88-1).
- Melissa Lamont's Looking for Free Data, which is a collection of links to websites with free or inexpensive GIS data. This is derived from a talk given at the ALA Conference last July, and can be found under ALA Conference Publications.
1.4 Study of General Material Designations in the twenty-first century
From: Cathy Moulder email@example.com to various lists, September 2000.
Online Audiovisual Catalogers Inc. has awarded its Research Grant to Jean Weihs for a study of general material designations in the twenty-first century. It may be that general material designations are slowly becoming more problematic as technology develops new formats and ways of manipulating information. Convergence, the buzzword of the computer industry, is revolutionizing the way knowledge is delivered and blurring the lines between storage medium and data format. Are the general material designations now used to identify different formats in our public catalogues still useful today and will they continue to be useful in the future?
Weihs invites all technical services and public services staff to visit the website at: http://www.modpublishing.com/Survey/GMDSurvey.htm to find out more about this survey and to register their opinions and comments. (Please note that this URL is case-sensitive.) If you prefer to send comments by fax or mail, there is a print version that can be accessed from this website.
The survey will be available until April 30, 2001.
1.5 Spain issues a souvenir sheet commemorating the Juan de la Cosa Map
From: Alberta Auringer Wood firstname.lastname@example.org to various lists, September 2000.
Spain has issued a souvenir sheet commemorating the historic Juan de la Cosa map on July 14, 2000. Information can be found at: http://www.correos.es/30/20/3020_00/00_jul_01.asp
1.6 Special Formats Cataloger - Southern Illinois University Carbondale
- Position: Special Formats Cataloger (Assistant or Associate Professor)
- Appointment: Full-time, 12 month, continuing
- Available: January 2, 2001
Under the general direction of the Cataloging Librarian, the Special Formats Cataloger (a new position) is responsible for both original and copy cataloging for materials in a variety of formats, including maps, serials, music, and electronic resources. Specific duties include: performs original and copy cataloging of special formats; stays current with standards and trends in bibliographic control, especially as they relate to these formats; resolves cataloging and workflow problems; reviews and upgrades shared cataloging copy to conform to current standards; develops procedures for cataloging materials not currently represented in the online catalog; explores application of non-MARC cataloging standards; assists in review, development, and implementation of departmental policies and procedures.
Required: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program; cataloging experience in an academic library or comparable environment or applicable course work; knowledge of AACR2, MARC formats, LCRI, and LC Subject Headings; excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills; ability to maintain a high level of productivity; ability to function as a contributing team member; effective oral and written communication skills; working knowledge of one or more foreign languages; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to meet criteria for tenure and promotion, including professional service and published research.
Preferred: Familiarity with mark-up languages (SGML, HTML, XML) and established and emerging metadata schemes (Dublin Core, EAD, etc.); experience cataloging one or more of the above formats and commitment to learning the others; supervisory experience.
Salary: $36,000 minimum
Please send a resume and a letter of application stating your qualifications and background for this position and listing the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of THREE references to:
- Thyra K. Russell, Associate Dean
- Personnel and Budget Services
- Library Affairs, Mail Code 6632
- Southern Illinois University
- Carbondale, IL 62901-6632
- Telephone: 618-453-2681
- E-mail: email@example.com
Closing Date for Application: October 6, 2000, or until filled.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Library Affairs Administrative Offices firstname.lastname@example.org
1.7 GIS Position - The University of Michigan (School of Natural Resources and Environment)
From: James E. Breck email@example.com to various lists, September 2000.
The School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor invites applicants for the position of Research Associate I in Natural Science. The School seeks an individual to lead the development, maintenance and support of a "Digital Water Atlas for Michigan's Inland Waters," to allow for the storage, retrieval and synthesis of multi-scale information on Michigan's inland lakes and streams. This individual will help develop and deploy geographic information system (GIS) decision-support applications, including ecological classification systems, to support fisheries biologists and other natural resource managers in Michigan. The position is located at the Institute for Fisheries Research http://www.dnr.state.mi.us/www/ifr/ifrhome/, on the central campus of the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor.
Typical duties and responsibilities include the following:
- Develop and maintain aquatic (and related) base maps and links to statewide databases
- Develop project work plans; perform GIS analyses using ArcView, ARC/INFO and related software
- Assist in developing spatially explicit ecological and hydrological models
- Coordinate Atlas activities with the community of GIS users among natural resource managers
- Maintain databases, equipment, software upgrades, and advise on future needs
- Supervise production, maintenance, and distribution of Atlas products to resource managers, especially fisheries biologists in the Fisheries Division of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
The individual will also prepare metadata and user guides and provide formal and informal training on system use; and respond to requests from users for technical information regarding GIS operations.
In addition, the individual will do GIS consulting and advising of faculty and students in the School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) and assist with SNRE GIS classes.
Minimum requirements include:
The academic knowledge of a natural resource area, plus the ability to translate, adapt, and apply this knowledge that is generally associated with a Bachelor's degree in an environmentally related field, plus one or more years of experience in the application of GIS to landscape-scale problems in natural resources; knowledge of DOS, UNIX, and Windows NT operating systems; experience and expertise in computer programming and GIS database management in both UNIX and PC environments; specific knowledge of a range of GIS applications, including ArcView, ARC/INFO, and ERDAS Imagine or other image analysis software; and proficiency with internet operations (ftp, telnet, Netscape/Explorer) and networked environments. Desired qualifications include the academic knowledge of a natural resource area, plus the ability to translate, adapt, and apply this knowledge that is generally associated with a Master's degree in an environmentally related field, plus two or more years of experience in the application of GIS to landscape-scale problems in natural resources.
Application forms and the process for submission can be found at this web page: http://www.umich.edu/~jobs/apply.html
Questions about applying for this position can be E-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be considered until a suitable candidate is found. For further information contact Jim Breck (734-663-3554 ext 110, email@example.com). The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, affirmative action employer.
1.8 Digital Resources Librarian - Rutgers University (Librarian for the Sciences New Brunswick Libraries)
Responsibilities: Rutgers University Library System is seeking a knowledgeable, creative and highly motivated individual who can contribute to the development and application of digital information resources for the sciences. This position will provide leadership in exploring science related digital library initiatives and implementation strategies. Position will serve as a liaison to the Computer Science Department, where activities may include project development and some collection development. The development of cooperative projects or partnerships with teaching faculty or other campus groups and a focus on grant funded works will be particularly encouraged. Collaboration with science collection development librarians in a team environment to introduce or enhance digital access to selected information resources in the various science disciplines will also be an important facet of this position. Additional responsibilities include: development of science oriented electronic library instructional programs; participate in the Planning Committee for the New Brunswick Libraries' Multimedia Digital Library Services; http://scc01.rutgers.edu/scchome; oversee planning for technology training of libraries and staff personnel; participate in reference and instructional services including evening and weekends, and other faculty functions as appropriate. This is a tenure track faculty position reporting to the Director of the New Brunswick Libraries. Research, publications, and involvement in professional associations are expected.
Qualifications: MLS degree from an ALA accredited institution is required; undergraduate science degree is preferred plus two or more years of professional experience in an academic or special library. Applicants must have a strong interest in leading research and development efforts related to interactive computing and the integration of databases, graphics and multimedia resources in a digital library environment. Candidates for this position must also have demonstrated skills in the uses and applications of high level programming languages, database systems, and popular operating systems such as NT or UNIX. Must also possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to work collegially in a multicultural academic team environment.
Salary: This is a tenure track position offered at the level of Librarian III or IV, depending on qualifications. Minimum salary for Librarian III starts at $42,369, and Librarian IV at $45,302.
Status/Benefits: Faculty status, calendar year appointment, retirement plans, life/health insurance, prescription drug, dental and eyeglass plans, tuition remission, one month vacation.
To Apply: Resumes received no later than October 10, 2000 will receive first consideration. Submit resume, cover letter and names of three references to: Sandra Troy (APP.132), Libraries Personnel Officer, Rutgers University Libraries, 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, FAX: 732-932-7637
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is committed to affirmative action and equal opportunity.
1.9 Catalog Librarian - Yale University (History, Social Sciences and Maps, Catalog Department, Yale University Library).
- Rank: Librarian I
- Fixed duration until 10/31/2003
Under the general direction of the History and Social Sciences Cataloging Team Leader, provides original cataloging for a wide range of print and non-print materials in both English and Western European languages for libraries in the Yale system. . Fifty percent of the position time will be devoted to cataloging modern and rare maps and other cartographic materials from the Library's Map Collection.
Descriptive cataloging is performed in accordance with national standards and the requirements of Yale's local on-line NOTIS-based system. Catalog Librarians keep abreast of revisions in cataloging rules and trends and apply new rules, interpretations, and techniques as appropriate. Subject analysis and classification assignment follow Library of Congress standards and local practice. Authority records follow NACO standards. Catalog Librarians may train and revise the work of students, cataloging assistants, and other librarians. Catalog Librarians participate actively in the Library's management, assessment, training, and development programs; contribute to implementing the mission of the Library, and are active professionally.
MLS from an ALA-accredited library science program. Strong reading knowledge of one or more Western European languages. Strong communication and analytical skills. Ability to work independently and with others. Ability to excel in a rapidly changing automated team environment. Familiarity with AACR2, Library of Congress Rule Interpretations and subject heading practice, the Library of Congress Map Cataloging Manual, and MARC formats for book and maps. Strong computer skills, including experience with personal computer hardware and software, bibliographic services such as RLIN and OCLC, and networked-based tools. Preferred: experience cataloging cartographic materials, academic study in history or social sciences field.
Salary and Benefits:
Competitive salary based upon the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; 17 holiday, recess and personal days; comprehensive health care; TIAA/CREF or Yale retirement plan; and relocation assistance.
Application deadline is October 31, 2000; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references should be directed to:
- Diane Y. Turner, Director, Human Resources; Yale University Library
- Source Code EAYU8545
- P.O. Box 208240
- New Haven, CT 06520; fax (203) 432-1806.
1.10 Stanford Appoints Assistant Map Librarian
From: Philip Hoehn email@example.com to various lists, September 2000.
Jane Ingalls has been appointed as Assistant Map Librarian at Stanford University's Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections as of September 1st. She has a library degree from Simmons College, and is also a GeoRef indexer. During the last two years, she participated in a map librarianship training program with Phil Hoehn, and more recently has cataloged US federal maps and has supervised map collection student employees. Ingalls will be working with WAML members Julie Sweetkind (GIS & Map Librarian) and Charlotte Derksen (Head, Branner Library).
1.11 Arlyn Booth's new phone, fax and e-mail address
- Arlyn Booth
- Map Coordinator
- Illinois State Library
- 300 S. 2nd, Rm. 305
- Springfield, IL 62701-1796
- (217) 558-4140
- FAX (217) 557-6737
2.1 New Mapping of Western North America by Ken Rockwell
Miller, James A. Ground water atlas of the United States : Segment 13, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 1 atlas (36 p.) U.S. Geological Survey, Hydrologic investigations atlas 730-N, pub. 1999. OCLC: 44773716
Mull, Charles G. Geologic map of the Coke Basin - Kukpowruk River area, Delong Mountains D-2 and D-3 quadrangles, northwestern Alaska. Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Report of investigations ;; 2000-2, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44773744
Pinney, DeAnne S. Reconnaissance engineering-geologic map of the Sagavanirktok B-1 quadrangle, eastern North Slope, Alaska. Scale 1:63,360. Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Report of investigations no. 2000-1D, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44782218
Pinney, DeAnne S. Reconnaissance surficial-geologic map of the Sagavanirktok B-1 quadrangle, eastern North Slope, Alaska. Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Report of investigations no. 2000-1C, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44781612
Reifenstuhl, R. R. Geologic map of the Sagavanirktok B-1 quadrangle, eastern North Slope, Alaska. Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Report of investigations no. 2000-1A, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44781341
Reifenstuhl, R. R. Interpretive bedrock-geologic map of the Sagavanirktok B-1 quadrangle, eastern North Slope, Alaska. Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Report of investigations no. 2000-1B, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44781507
Sawyer, Gary. Alaska. Scale 1:2,500,000. 3rd ed. Vancouver, B.C. : International Travel Maps, 2000. ISBN: 1895907837. OCLC #44864779
Szumigala, David James. Interpretive bedrock-geologic map of the Petersville (Yentna) mining district, Alaska. Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Report of investigations no. 2000-3, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44772520
Alberta Environmental Protection. Special places (natural regions, public nominations, candidate sites & sites designated under the Special Places Program), January 1999. Scale 1:1,000,000. Edmonton : Alberta Environmental Protection, 1999. OCLC: 44700971
Billingsley, George H., and Workman, Jeremiah B. Geologic map of the Littlefield 30' x 60' quadrangle, Mohave County, northwestern Arizona. Scale 1:100,000. USGS Geologic investigations series no. I-2628, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44799650
U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix Field Office. Arizona access guide : Lake Pleasant/Hieroglyphic Mountains. Scale 1:24,000. Phoenix, AZ : BLM, 2000. OCLC: 44796347
Cappiella, Karen. Sedimentation and bathymetry changes in Suisun Bay, 1867-1990. 9 maps on 1 sheet. USGS Open-file report no. 99-563, pub. 1999. OCLC: 44787975. Online access: http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of99-563/ OR ftp://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/pub/open-file/of99-563/
Hedberg Maps, Inc. San Francisco at the millennium, a thousand years of change : satellite imagery, bird's-eye views, historical topography. 1 remote-sensing image, 2 views and 1 map on 1 sheet. Minneapolis : White Star Press ; Santa Barbara, CA : Map Link Inc., 1999. OCLC: 44701875
Thomas Bros. Maps. The Thomas guide digital edition 2001 : State of California. 1 computer optical disc. Irvine, CA : Thomas Bros., 2000. OCLC: 44872600
Tom Harrison Maps. Death Valley National Park recreation map. San Rafael, CA : Tom Harrison Maps, 2000. OCLC: 44701843
Tom Harrison Maps. Joshua Tree National Park recreation map. San Rafael, CA : Tom Harrison Maps, 2000. OCLC: 44701850
Tom Harrison Maps. Mojave National Preserve recreation map. San Rafael, CA : Tom Harrison Maps, 2000. OCLC: 44701840
Tom Harrison Maps. Point Reyes National Seashore trail map. San Rafael, CA : Tom Harrison Maps, 2000. OCLC #44701846
Tom Harrison Maps. San Diego backcountry recreation map. San Rafael, CA : Tom Harrison Maps, 2000. OCLC: 44701832
Tom Harrison Maps. Sequoia & Kings Canyon National parks recreation map. San Rafael, CA: Tom Harrison Maps, 2000. OCLC: 44701836
Trails Illustrated. Mojave National Preserve, California : topographic map. Evergreen, Colo. : Trails Illustrated, 1999. OCLC: 44701864
Lidke, David J. Geologic map of the Wolcott quadrangle, Eagle County, Colorado. Scale 1:24,000. USGS Geologic investigations series no. I-2656, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44803528
Oshetski, Kim C., and Kucks, R. P. Colorado aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data, a web site for distribution of data. USGS Open-file report no. 00-42, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44780301 Online access: http://greenwood.cr.usgs.gov/pub/open-file-reports/ofr-00-0042/ OR ftp://greenwood.cr.usgs.gov/pub/open-file-reports/ofr-00-0042/
McCafferty, Anne. Aeromagnetic map for the state of Idaho, a Web site for distribution of data. USGS Open-file report no. 99-371, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44889048. Online access: http://greenwood.cr.usgs.gov/pub/open-file-reports/ofr-99-0371/
Tysdal, Russell G. Stratigraphic sections and equivalent uranium (eU), Mead Peak phosphatic shale member of Permian Phosphoria formation, east-central part of Rasmussen Ridge, Caribou County, Idaho. 2 cross sections. USGS Open-file report no. 99-20C, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44717693
Tysdal, Russell G. Stratigraphic sections and equivalent uranium (eU), Mead Peak phosphatic shale member of Permian Phosphoria formation, Sage Creek area of Webster Range, Caribou County, Idaho. 2 cross sections. USGS Open-file report no. 99-20D, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44720028
Bergantino, Robert N. Geologic map of the Malta 30 x 60 quadrangle, northeast Montana . 2 maps, scale 1:100,000. Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Geologic quadrangle map no. MBMG 389, pub. 1999. OCLC: 44866158
Priest, George R. Tsunami hazard map of the Gold Beach area, Curry County, Oregon. Scale 1:24,000. Oregon Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Interpretive map series no. IMS-13, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44919673
Morris, Frank Lemerise, and Heath, Willis Robertson. Marine atlas : the original marine atlas. 2 vol. Seattle, Wash. : Bayless Enterprises, pub. 2000. Vol. 1. Olympia to Malcolm Island (ISBN: 0967475023 ; v. 2. Port Hardy to Skagway (ISBN: 0967475031) OCLC: 44911423
Doelling, Hellmut H., and Morgan, Craig D. Geologic map of the Merrimac Butte quadrangle, Grand County, Utah. Scale 1:24,000. Utah Geological Survey, Map no.178, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44907307
Peckarsky, David J.R., and Lindquist, Robert B. Eastern Washington, Idaho panhandle recreation. 3rd ed. Scale 1:526,122. Mill Creek, Wash. : King of the Road Map Service, 1999. OCLC: 44723024
Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources, Resource Mapping Section. Tarbell and Jones Creek trail systems. 2 maps on 1 sheet, scale ca. 1:60,000 and 1:31,680. Olympia, Wash. : The Section, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44798140
DeBruin, Rodney H., et al. Coalbed methane activity in the eastern Powder River Basin, Campbell and Converse Counties, Wyoming. Laramie, WY : Wyoming State Geological Survey, Coalbed methane map no. 00-1, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44848748
DeBruin, Rodney H., et al. Coalbed methane activity in the western Powder River Basin, Campbell, Converse, Johnson, Natrona, and Sheridan Counties, Wyoming. Laramie, WY : Wyoming State Geological Survey, Coalbed methane map no. 00-2, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44857941
Kucks, R. P., and Hill, Patricia L. Wyoming aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data, a website for distribution of data. USGS Open-file report no. 00-198, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44891389. Online access: http://greenwood.cr.usgs.gov/pub/open-file-reports/ofr-00-0198/. OR ftp://greenwood.cr.usgs.gov/pub/open-file-reports/ofr-00-0198/
Wyoming State Geological Survey. Northeast Wyoming coal bed methane development area. Laramie, WY : The Survey, Coalbed methane map no. 00-3, pub. 2000. OCLC: 44864772
2.2 Other New Materials
2.2.1 MapArt launches new product.
Canada Street Locator CD-ROM features over 100,000 streets for every community in Canada with a population of 30,000 or more. The product also features all regional roads, a full database of schools, hotels, shopping centers and the capability to cut and paste maps into documents and email.
The product is not geo-referenced or designed for use with GPS receivers. The maps can be printed in black and white or color and include tools to measure distances.
- Canada Street Locator CD-ROM
- Publisher MapArt
- ISBN 1551980096
- Scale variable
- Date 07/09/2000
- CDN $ 49.95
System requirements are Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT4 or later version, 256 color VGA graphics card with 600 x 800 resolution, 32 MB RAM, approx 20MB Hard Disk space, and 4x CD-ROM or better.
2.2.2 Scanned Canadian topographic maps
Those interested in Canadian map data may be interested in these latest products released by Quo-Vadis. More detailed technical information could be obtained at the publishers website: http://www.qvn-canada.com/
- 1 CD Rom containing 112 scanned Canadian government topographic maps at scales 1:50,000 and 1:250,000 covering the Atlantic Canada provinces New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) CAN$ 119.95
- 1 CD Rom containing 275 scanned Canadian topographic maps at scales 1:50,000 and 1:250,000 covering North Western Ontario. CAN$ 189.95
2.2.3 Study concerning emulation to preserve digital documents.
From: Jan Smits firstname.lastname@example.org to various lists, September 2000.
The Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Royal Library, National Library of The Netherlands) has commissioned Jeff Rothenberg of Rand-Europe to write a study concerning emulation to preserve digital documents. This study is full text and available as a pdf-file at: http://www.kb.nl/kb/pr/fonds/emulation/usingemulation.pdf (134 Kb). You can also order hard-copies :
Using emulation to preserve digital documents / Jeff Rothenberg. - Den Haag : Koninklijke Bibliotheek, 2000. - 70 p. ; 21 cm. ISBN 906259145-0. Price: this publication can be ordered for free (subject to availability); email to email@example.com, mentioning Using emulation as subject. Do not forget to state your whole surface-mail address.
This report considers the problem of how to preserve digital documents, given the fact that their formats quickly become obsolete, as do the programs that originally interpreted those formats and the computers on which those programs ran. This problem is investigated from the perspective of the deposit library community, though the issues and solutions discussed here also apply more broadly to the full range of digital data, documents, records, and other artifacts that are used by other kinds of libraries, archives, government agencies, commercial organizations, and individuals. The report attempts to identify and illuminate the root of this problem and, more specifically, discusses the theoretical and practical issues involved in using emulation as a way of preserving authentic, accessible, usable digital documents.
2.2.4 Tudor Townscapes
Just published - a new book by Jeffery John Speed entitled Tudor Townscapes: the town plans from John Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine 1610. Hardback (limited edition signed by author) and paperback versions available. Publishers: Map Collector Publications. Dealer discounts available. 172 pages, full color throughout. For details go to http://www.mapcollector.com
2.2.5. The first Michelin map of Asia is now available
The new Thailand map published by Michelin is their first map of a country in Asia. The map is indexed in several languages including Thai and the place names on the map are in the Thai script as well as the Latin alphabet. A note indicates that the map is published in association with the Siam Cement Group. The map includes one inset of the Bangkok region. Printed all on one side the map measures 40" x 52" when unfolded.
- Thailand Map # 965
- Published by Michelin
- ISBN 2060009650
- Scale 1:1,370,000
- Date 25/09/2000
- 40" x 52"
- CAN $ 12.50
2.3 Articles of Interest
2.3.1 Information Retrieval & Library Automation., Jan. 01 2000 v 35, no. 8, pg. 6
- Gravelly, Greenhorn, Ruby, & Snowcrest. USGS maps on demand.
2.3.2 The Globe., 2000 no. 49, pg. 25
- O'Connor, Maura. The National Library of Australia's rare map digitization project.
2.3.3 Urban History., May 2000 vol. 27 no. 1, pg 5-30.
- Lilley, Keith D. Mapping the medieval city: plan analysis and urban history
2.3.4 Current Issue (Newsletter #81, September 2000) of The Australian Map Circle Newsletter available online at:http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/collections/maps/amc/newsletter/news81.pdf
For past issues of The Australian Map Circle Newsletter go to: http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/collections/maps/amc/newsletter/index.html
Contents of The Globe #41 onwards, including articles (peer reviewed) and reports (unreviewed) but not book reviews and reports on conferences can be found at: http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/collections/maps/amc/globe-contents.htm
2.4 Internet Resources
2.4.1 Public Access to Socrates, Stanfordís Web Catalog
From: Philip Hoehn firstname.lastname@example.org to various lists, September 2000.
A web version of Stanford University Libraries online public cataloging is now available to non-Stanford users. It provides bibliographic access to all Stanford's atlases and cartographic reference works, and to approximately one-half of its maps. For access, go to the catalog start page: http://socrates.stanford.edu
At the bottom, under open to all, follow the link Stanford Libraries Catalog - Web version. It has two search screens, quick search and complex search. This new access is primarily useful to those who do not have access to RLIN, which also contains these records, or for those searching for maps in an area in which Stanford specializes such as: San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, China, Mongolia and for worldwide geoscience maps. The catalog also contains linked records for many online cartographic materials.
2.4.2 Publicly accessible GIS datafiles for the City and County of Honolulu are available
Publicly accessible datafiles (Updated 9/13/00) supporting the City and County of Honolulu GIS program are available at: http://188.8.131.52/honolulu/.
Users can search for parcel maps and information using property address, owner name, tax map key, or street intersections. Search for parcels meeting various specifications including size, value, PITT, zoning, or distance from nearest hospital and/or school.
2.4.3 Sites relating to Olympic venues and related information in Sydney
Spatialnews has put together a list of some sites to check out if your interested in maps, photos, or imagery of Olympic venues and related information in Sydney, Australia. http://www.spatialnews.com/features/2000olympics/index.html
2.4.4 An index to Special Collections added to the online directory of UK Map Collections
An index to Special Collections has now been added to the online directory of UK Map Collections (4th edition) at: http://www.cartography.org.uk/Pages/Publicat/Ukdir/UKindex
Please send comments, corrections (and plaudits) to Frank Blakeway email: email@example.com
2.4.5 Online Map Catalogs in Spain
Several links and instructions on how to use online map catalogs in Spain have been added to David Allenís "Online Map Catalogs in North America and Europe. For more information go to: http://www.sunysb.edu/libmap/libcats.htm
2.4.6 Web articles on the History of Cartography added to the Map History site
From: Tony Campbell firstname.lastname@example.org to various lists, September 2000.
A new page has been added to the Map History site. Web articles and commentaries on specific topics in the History of Cartography. For more information go to: http://ihr.sas.ac.uk/maps/webtexts.html
2.4.7 Homepage for the Harvard Map Collection has a new URL
As the Harvard College Library continues its web migration project the Homepage for the Harvard Map Collection has a new URL. http://hcl.harvard.edu/maps
3.1 Upcoming National Conferences, Seminars, Talks, etc.
From: Linda Newman email@example.com to various lists, September 2000.
- The Truckee River/Donner field trip for WAML/GIS on Nov. 11, 2000 is almost full!If you want to participate in this informative/fun day, please send your form AND check (not fax) sooner, not later.
Registration for the meeting & field trip: http://www.delamare.unr.edu/Maps/WAML/registration.htm
Registration for the field trip only: http://www.delamare.unr.edu/Maps/WAML/FieldTrip/summit_2000.htm
If you are primarily attending GSA along with the field trip, I would encourage you to also attend the WAML banquet (informal, a great brewery/restaurant) the night before; our special guest is a Survivor of the Donner Party! (and his initials are NOT RH-) It is not necessary to pay the registration fee to attend the banquet.
- Earth's Elusive Shores: The Art of Mapping After 1500July 8, 2000 through October 15, 2000. The exhibition features more than forty antique maps and sea charts, all printed after 1520.
For more information see: http://www.brucemuseum.org/maps.html
- The Second Biennial Virginia Garrett Lectures on the History of Cartography will be held at The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries on Friday, October 6, 2000.
This year's theme is Maps and Popular Culture and the list of speakers includes:
- Richard Francaviglia Cover the Earth: The Role of Maps in Advertising and Promotion
- Jim Akerman Riders Wanted: Maps as Promotional Tools in the American Transportation Industry
- Tom Conley Worlds Apart: Maps in Classical Cinema and the Modern Movie
- Dennis Reinhartz on Making it Real: The Mapping of the Fictional, Fantastic, and the Futuristic
- Mark Monmonier on Maps in the Media: News, Factoids, Explanations, and Entertainment
For further information including a registration form, go to: http://libraries.uta.edu/SpecColl/garrlecs.html
- The Texas Map Society will hold its fall meeting on Saturday, October 7, 2000 at The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries
The line-up of speakers includes:
- Bert Johnson on Vintage Cartography: The Art of Maps on Wine Labels
- Henry Taliaferro on The English Map Trade in the Late- Seventeenth Century
- Alice Hudson on West is West: Images of the West on Maps for the East
- David Rumsey on Bringing Historic Maps Online
- Judith Tyner on Hidden Cartographers: The Role of Women in the Map Trade
Information on the meeting along with a registration form is available at: http://libraries.uta.edu/txmapsociety/futuremg.html
Or you may contact Katherine R. Goodwin at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for registration is October 3, 2000
- GIScience 2000: First International Conference on Geographic Information ScienceSavannah Marriott River Front, Savannah, Georgia, USA October 28-31, 2000
GIScience 2000 focuses on emerging topics and basic research findings across all sectors of geographic information science, with a program containing 117 papers, 38 posters, 7 invited talks, and 2 panels. For more information see: http://www.giscience.org/GIScience2000/programOverview.html
From: Matthew Edney email@example.com to various lists, September 2000.
- The Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education of the University of Southern Maineis pleased to announce the forthcoming public lecture: Charting the American Coast in the Early Republic: Matthew Clark, John Norman, and The American Pilot by David Bosse, Librarian of Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, Massachusetts, author of Civil War Newspaper Maps: A Historical Atlas and of several essays on the Boston map trade in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
Portland Campus of the University of Southern Maine. 3 October 2000. 6.30pm (reception at 6pm), 423-24 Glickman Family Library. This lecture is sponsored by the Osher Library Associates and is free to the public. All are welcome. For more information on the Osher Map Library, please refer to http://usm.maine.edu/maps
From: David Cobb firstname.lastname@example.org to various lists, September 2000.
- The Harvard Map Collection is pleased to announce the opening of its current exhibit: A House Divided: Maps of the Civil War.The central focus of the exhibition will be thirty five Civil War period maps including maps presented to the Library by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS).
The Civil War map collection at Harvard included approximately 1,000 maps, in both manuscript and printed form, including an unusual isometric drawing of the Gettysburg Battlefield published in 1863, less than six months after the battle, by John Bachelder of Boston. Other highlights include a manuscript map of the Topsail Sound area in North Carolina, another manuscript outlining Lee's retreat to Appomattox, and a common 1859 map of Charleston Harbor made uncommon by the several pasted on Boston newspaper clippings describing Civil War actions.
Many of the maps were the property of Charles Loring, a Harvard graduate, and an aide to General Ambrose Burnside, a longtime commander of the Union IX Corps. Manuscript maps used during Burnside's time are included and some very significant moments for the Union Army are displayed in these maps, such as the battle of Cold Harbor.
The exhibit will run from September 15, 2000 through March 1, 2001 in the Map Gallery of Pusey Library in Harvard Yard. Selected images from the exhibit are also available for viewing on the Harvard Map Collection webpage http://www.hcl.harvard.edu/maps/civilwar With the exception of University holidays the exhibit is available for viewing Monday-Friday from 9 am - 5 pm.
- Practical Applications in the Geospatial Information SciencesDecember 1-6, 2000 Rhode Island Convention Center / Westin Providence Providence, Rhode Island. For more information see: http://www.asprs.org/providence/index.html
- The Washington Map Society (WMS) announces the fall 2000 schedule of meetings.All meetings are open to WMS members and non-members alike, without charge. We encourage and welcome all to attend.
On Thursday, September 28 at 7 PM, Ira S. Lourie will present A.J. Johnson, Publisher, and his United States Atlas Maps. After describing the history of Alvin Jewett Johnson and his work in the late 1850's to 1880's, Dr. Lourie will describe the practice at that time of selling atlases by subscription and Johnson's possible special relationship with Colton. While it is easy to date maps that are bound in atlases with a date on the cover page, Dr. Lourie has been able to document detailed descriptions of every state of each of Johnson's US maps, and thus been able to date loose, unbound maps. After a demonstration of the technique he has devised, the audience will be put to the test - can they date Johnson maps based on Dr. Lourie's methods?
On Thursday October 26 at 7 PM, Mr. David Ingram, Licensed Land Surveyor, will present Survey and Resurvey of the Fairfax Line. In 1649 King Charles started something that continues to this very day. At that time he granted to his friends a parcel of land in Virginia described as all the land between the Rappahanock and Potomoc Rivers. Approximately 100 years after that, surveys were completed and maps drawn that delineated the extent of this land grant. Now, approximately 350 years after the grant, surveyors are using modern technology to evaluate the work of the surveyors and good old fashioned detective work to try to find the beginning and ending point of the survey. This presentation will offer a historical review of the events, a presentation of several appropriate maps, and a review of recent survey work.
On Saturday November 4, there will be a FIELD TRIP to the Office of Archaeology, City of Alexandria. Meeting time is 10 AM at Room 327, the Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 North Union Street. The staff makes extensive use of old maps in their work. They use the early surveys of the town's origins, rely on Civil War maps a lot due their contours, and also use those contours to project where native American sites would probably have been, so that they can improve their probability of success instead of digging blind. We will be given an orientation on the staff's work and their use of maps, seeing those they use, and, if weather permits, proceed outside with a George Washington map to see how the town has changed since his survey. If you plan to attend, please advise Tom Sander at 703-426-2880 or e-mail email@example.com
On Thursday November 16 at 7 PM, Mr. Jack Dangermond, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc [ESRI] will present The Evolution of Geography and GIS: What It Means. ESRI's first commercial Geographic Information System (GIS) GIS product, ArcInfo, was launched in 1981. Originally designed to run on minicomputers, ArcInfo offered the first modern GIS efficiently integrated into a single system. ESRI became the first company to launch GIS on the World Wide Web with the introduction of ArcIMS in 2000. Mr. Dangermond, ESRI's Founder and President, will present a brief history of his company, describe how GIS has developed in the past 20 years, and tell us what GIS can do for us now and in the future. GIS is poised for even greater future growth. Innovations in computer technology now allow sophisticated GIS operations to be performed on the desktop. Faster and cheaper computers, network processing, electronic data publishing, and improved easier-to-use GIS technology are fueling rapid growth in the desktop area. Private businesses are adopting GIS technology as a decision support tool. The intricacies of Global Positioning System technology can be harnessed with GIS software. And with the introduction of live mapping applications to the World Wide Web, anyone with a computer has access to the benefits of GIS technology.
On Thursday December 7 at 7 PM, a panel of speakers from the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA), the successor agency to the Defense Mapping Agency, will present a discussion of NIMA's Role in the Dayton Peace Accords. The signing of the Dayton Accords in December 1995 ended 43 months of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The intense negotiations in Dayton made extensive use of state-of-the-art mapping of the contested terrain. Our speakers were on the NIMA team that supported the negotiations.
All meetings (except the field trip) will be held at the Reading Room, Geography and Map Division, Basement level, Library of Congress, Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington D.C. For further information, contact Tom Sander, program chairman, at 703-426-2880, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call for Papers SLA Annual Conference San Antonio, TX 9-14 June 2001
The Geography and Map Division of SLA invites interested persons to submit abstracts of papers for presentation at the annual SLA conference in San Antonio in 2001. The theme for next yearís conference is 2001, An Information Odyssey: Seizing the competitive Advantage. Papers relevant to the theme or any other aspect of map librarianship or related fields are welcome. Oral presentations should be prepared not to exceed twenty minutes. A short abstract (one page or less) of the proposed paper should be submitted to the Program Planner no later than October 15, 2000. Authors of accepted papers will be notified shortly thereafter. Send abstracts as well as audio-visual requirements via mail, FAX or e-mail to:
- Anita K. Oser
- Hunter Library
- Western Carolina University
- Cullowhee, NC 28723
- Phone: 828-227-3394
- E-mail: email@example.com
- FAX: 828-227-7380
3.2 Upcoming International Conferences, Seminars, Talks, etc.
- Geo-data Browser Project Workshop and Geo-Crosswalk Project Workshop. EDINA and the History Data Service are seeking additional participants for two 1-day workshops to be held on the Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th October 2000 at Wivenhoe House Hotel, University of Essex, Colchester. If you would like to put your name on the list of potential participants, please send your name, title, organization, and other contact information, along with a statement of your interest in the topic of either or both of the workshops to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The workshops are part of the requirements generation stage of two feasibility studies. The first is into the provision of a Z39.50 compliant geo-data portal and metadata browser for UK HE and FE as part of the Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER). This project is a 10-month project. The second feasibility study is into the provision of a British and Irish Gazetteer Service. The project, called Geo-Crosswalk, is a 6-month project.
Both projects are collaborative between EDINA, based at the Data Library, University of Edinburgh and the History Data Service, based at the Data Archive. The projects are funded by the UK Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC). MIMAS and the Archaeological Data Service are assisting on the projects.
Geo-data Browser Project Workshop Increasing amounts of geo-data are being created within UK HE and demand for access is growing within academia. However, two major barriers confront the potential user of geo-data resources: first, how to find out what geo-data exist given the high scale, diversity and complexity of data available; second, having located it, how to ascertain its quality and suitability for use. The solution to overcoming these barriers, which will be investigated by this project, is to provide comprehensive, standardised metadata, available via a geo-data browser, which in turn will form the core of a geo-data portal for UK HE. A geo-data browser would provide researchers and teaching staff with a way of identifying what geo-data exists within UK HE. It is hoped that the resulting service would form a node of the National Geo-spatial Data Framework (NGDF) Gateway http://www.ngdf.org.uk/
The workshop is designed to bring together individuals within HE who are generators of geo-data, providers of geo-data services, or potential users of a geo-data portal and browser. We are looking for individuals who can contribute to discussions about how both the portal and browser might best be developed. The primary objectives of the workshop are to identify the scope, needs and general requirements of a geo-data portal, to then focus on the specific requirements of a geo-data browser and to inform the future work of the project in designing, populating and implementing the system. It is hoped that a representative of the NGDF will be present to talk about the NGDF Gateway.
Geo-Crosswalk Project Workshop a gazetteer service (server) would assist metadata creators by providing a processing engine for converting geographic names to a standard spatial coding scheme. It would parse metadata records to identify geographic names (current and historical), and convert them into geographic footprints expressed in a standard spatial coding scheme such as latitude and longitude or the Ordnance Survey National Grid. A gazetteer service would also make it possible for information retrieval systems to support a full range of geographic search options without holding vast amounts of geo-spatial data. It provides the ability to use geography to refine searches for resources with the DNER. The workshop is designed to bring together individuals with an interest in gazetteers, gazetteer servers or those who might be interested in gaining access to a gazetteer server to add a spatial search component to an existing information service. We are looking for individuals who can contribute to discussions about how this gazetteer service might best be developed. The primary objective of the workshop is to identify the scope and requirements of such a service.
- Dr David Medyckyj-Scott Cressida Chappell
- Project Manager Head of Service
- EDINA Digimap History Data Service
- Data Library Data Archive
- Edinburgh University University of Essex
- Main Library Building Colchester
- George Square CO4 3SQ
- Edinburgh EH8 9LJ, Scotland
- Phone: 0131 651 1308 Phone: 01206 872326
- email: email@example.com
- The J.B. Harley Research Fellowships in the History of Cartography. The Harley Fellowships - the only one of their kind in Europe - provide support of up to four weeks (normally at 250 pounds per week) for those, from any discipline, doing the equivalent of post-graduate level work in the map collections of the London area.
The closing date for applications is November 1st. Please apply to the undersigned for details, indicating where you saw this announcement.
For details of past applications and awards, and comments from previous Fellows see: http://ihr.sas.ac.uk/maps/harley.html
- Royal Astronomical Societyhas announced a one-day Geophysical Discussion Meeting on Edmond Halley, to take place at the Geological Society Lecture Theatre, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1V 0NL, on 10 November 2000.
The 300th Anniversary of the First Magnetic Chart: Edmond Halley's work in Geophysics and Navigation.
Summary: Edmond Halley carried out the first ocean magnetic survey in 1699/1700. Shortly after his return from the voyage he presented a draft of the earliest magnetic declination chart to a meeting of the Royal Society; this was published the following year. The meeting will commemorate Halley's work in geophysics and navigation. Topics to be covered include Halley's three voyages, his magnetic charts, his work on ocean tides, his ideas about the origin of the geomagnetic field and the aurora; his pioneering work in meteorology and his contributions to the longitude problem. Halley's achievements in the context of his own times will also be considered.
List of Talks and Speakers
- 1. Halley's achievements in the context of his own times (Sir Alan Cook, Cambridge)
- 2. The Paramore voyages in the history of exploration and science (Prof. N J W Thrower, UCLA)
- 3. Theories of the main geomagnetic field from Halley to today (Dr A Jackson, University of Leeds)
- 4. Charting the main geomagnetic field from Halley to today (Dr D R Barraclough, Edinburgh)
- 5. Halley's insight into the aurora (Dr D M Willis, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
- 6. Halley's part in the quest for Longitude (Prof. S R C Malin, London)
- 7. Halley and meteorology (Prof. J Meadows, Loughborough)
- 8. Halley and the tides (Dr D E Cartwright, Petersfield)
- 9. An astronomer's view of the oceans (Dr C W Hughes, POL Bidston)
- The 3 European Map Fairwill be held on Friday 24 November from 11.00 to 21.00 and Saturday 25 November 11.00 to 17.00. Map dealers from England, France, Germany, Belgium, and Holland will be in attendance.
Exhibition of maps from the age of Charles V and the Belgium Lion ( Leo Belgicus). The Map Fair and exhibition will take place in de Grote Kerk Breda Holland.
Organisation: Stichting Historische Cartografie van de Nederlanden, E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Society of Archivists training event at the Public Records Office, Kew. 12th December 2000. Suitable for archivists, records managers and curators who work with or care for and preserve maps and plans.
The event will start at 10.30 and close at 16.30. This event will concentrate on the materials used to produce maps and plans in the past, and at present and the preservation issues associated with them - including the preservation of digital images. How successful will digitization be as a preservation tool?
Aims of the event are to identify the different materials used for maps and plans and consider the preservation problems of dealing with the different types of images
Programme features include practical sessions to view examples of maps and plans as well as the identification of materials used to produce maps and plans and their images; Handling and simple solutions in packaging (Brian Thomas, Public Record Office)
- UK Hydrographic Office - (Ken Atherton)
- Lambeth Palace Library Archive - (Alex Buchanan)
- Map materials of the past - the present problems (Eunice Gill, Public Record Office)
- Digitisation as a preservation tool (Helen Forde, Public Record Office & Andy Hawkins, ICAM)
- Digital images - their preservation - the future problems? (Kevin Ashley, National Digital Archive)
Chaired by Nick Millea, Bodleian Library and Map Curators Group. Fee: £60 SoA & PRO staff / £75 non members
Bookings: Please use the booking form at the back of the SoA Training Brochure or from the SoA Web-site: http://www.archives.org.uk or contact the SoA office on 0207 278 8630 - e.mail: email@example.com Please note that on-line booking is not available.
- The University of Greenwich is organizing a 1-day seminar, on 5th January 2001, with presentations and workshop sessions, entitled Military mapping in the 20th century. Including sessions on the First and Second World Wars, the Cold War, Small Wars, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
To be held at Queen Anne Court, on the Maritime Greenwich Campus (the historic former Royal Naval College) fronting the River Thames. Registration ([GBP]15 including refreshments, lunch and tour of historic campus) details and further information from:
- Professor Peter Doyle, Dept of Earth & Environmental Sciences
- University of Greenwich, Pembroke, Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4TB
- [UK]. Tel. : (0)20-8331-9832
- email : firstname.lastname@example.org
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