Map Librarianship: A Guide to Geoliteracy, Map and GIS by Susan Elizabeth Ward Aber,Jeremy Aber

By Susan Elizabeth Ward Aber,Jeremy Aber

Map Librarianship identifies simple geoliteracy innovations and complements reference and guideline talents by way of delivering info on discovering, downloading, offering, and assessing maps, remotely sensed imagery, and different geospatial assets and prone, basically from relied on executive assets. by means of delivering descriptions of conventional maps, geographic details structures (GIS), distant sensing, and different geospatial applied sciences, the booklet offers a well timed and sensible advisor for the map and geospatial librarian to mix self assurance in conventional library ability sets.

  • Includes hardly mentioned options of mentioning and referencing maps and geospatial information, reasonable use and copyright
  • Creates an information and appreciation of latest print map collections, whereas construction electronic stewardship with surrogate map and aerial imagery collections
  • Provides an creation to the speculation and functions of GIS, distant sensing, participatory neogeography and neocartography practices, and different geospatial technologies
  • Includes a listing of geospatial assets with descriptions and illustrations of established map kinds and codecs, on-line geospatial information resources, and an advent to the main commonplace geospatial software program applications to be had, on either laptop and cellular platforms

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