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Author Aber, Susan Ward, author

Title Map librarianship : a guide to geoliteracy, map and GIS resources and services / Susan Elizabeth Ward Aber, Jeremy Ward Aber
Published Cambridge, MA : Elsevier : Chandos Publishing, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 278 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Series Chandos information professional series
Chandos information professional series.
Contents Introduction to maps and librarians -- Spatial thinking and geo-literacy -- Basic map concepts -- the science of cartography -- Geographic information systems and remote sensing -- Terrain mapping meets digital data -- Map and geospatial librarianship -- Geospatial resources and instruction services -- Reference desk -- Collection development -- Cataloging and classifying -- Promotion and summary of MAP and GIS resources and services
Summary Map Librarianship identifies basic geoliteracy concepts and enhances reference and instruction skills by providing details on finding, downloading, delivering, and assessing maps, remotely sensed imagery, and other geospatial resources and services, primarily from trusted government sources. By offering descriptions of traditional maps, geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, and other geospatial technologies, the book provides a timely and practical guide for the map and geospatial librarian to blend confidence with traditional library skill sets
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 9, 2017)
Subject Map collections.
Map librarians.
Genre/Form Maps.
Form Electronic book
Author Aber, Jeremy Ward, author
ISBN 0081000456 (electronic bk.)
9780081000458 (electronic bk.)