Current Literature on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries

 

This bibliography is compiled and maintained by Cathy Moulder, formerly GISP and Director of Library Services, Maps, Data and GIS, McMaster University Library, Hamilton, Ontario (now retired).

Suggestions for materials to be added to this bibliography are always welcome,
and contributors will be acknowledged.

Alphabetical by Author
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • Abbott, Lisa T. and Carolyn D. Argentati. "GIS: A New Component of Public Service", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.251-256.

     

  • Abresch, John, et al. Integrating Geographic Information Systems into Library Services: A Guide for Academic Libraries. (Hershey: Information Science Pub, 2008). ISBN: 9781599047263.
    - Sections particularly relevant to library serivce delivery are Chapter 7 (Ardis Hanson, "Reference Services") and Chapter 10 (John Abresh, Ardis Hanson, Susan Heron and Peter Reehling, "What the Future Holds: Trends in GIS and Academic Libraries").

     

  • Abresch, John, Ardis Hanson, Susan Heron and Peter Reehling. "What the Future Holds: Trends in GIS and Academic Libraries". Chapter 10 in Abresch, John, et al. Integrating Geographic Information Systems into Library Services: A Guide for Academic Libraries. (Hershey: Information Science Pub, 2008).
    - Emphasis on the future possibilities for GIS and infrastructure development. Some fairly theoretical speculations on how library development should correlate.

     

  • Adler, Prudence S. "An Introduction - Where are We Heading?" (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems (GISs) Revisited: A Symposium), Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #6, November 1997, pp.447-448.

     

  • Adler, Prudence S. "Special Issue on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Academic Libraries: An Introduction", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.233-235.

     

  • Adler, Prue and Donna P. Koepp. "Association of Research Libraries Geographic Information Systems Literacy Project", Meridian 7, 1992, pp.45-46.

     

  • Allen, Robert S. "Configuration of Computers in Map Libraries", Bulletin [Special Libraries Association, Geography and Map Division] 173, September 1993, pp.15-23.

     

  • Allison, Brent. "GIS Applications in Research Libraries", ARL: A Bimonthly Newsletter of Research Library Issues and Action 177, November 1994, pp.1-2.

     

  • Allison, Brent. "University of Minnesota: Remote Access and the Internet", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.283-287.

     

  • Argentati, Carolyn D. "Expanding Horizons for GIS Services in Academic Libraries" (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems (GISs) Revisited: A Symposium), Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #6, November 1997, pp.463-486.

     

  • Arkin, Elizabeth. "Aalborg University Library Creates 'Uniweb': A Digital GIS Library." GIM International 13 #2, February 1999, pp.77-79.
    - Development of a web-based "course pack" for GIS students.

     

  • Asche, Hartmut. "Mapping and Map Use in the Age of Information Technology", LIBER Quarterly 8 #2, 1998, pp.127-135.

     

  • Atkins, Alison. "Library-Based GIS Initiative at the Illinois Institue of Technology", Illinois Libraries 81 #2, Spring 1999, pp.67-74.

     

  • Aufmuth, Joe. "Centralized vs Distributed Systems: Academic Library Models for GIS and Remote Sensing Activities on Campus", (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries), Library Trends 55 #2, Fall 2006, pp.340-348. [http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/3678/Aufmuth552.pdf?seq...
    - Centralized systems deliver services and data through a single individual or department, while distributed systems use multiple interconnected sources.Compares two Florida universities as examples of these two models.

     

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  • Badurek, Christopher. "Managing GIS in Academic Libraries", Information Bulletin [Western Association of Map Libraries] 31 #2, March 2000, pp.110-114.

     

  • Beard, Colleen. "Reference Service Levels for Spatial Data Delivery and GIS Activity in Libraries: A Local Assessment." Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 118, Fall 2003, pp.4-8.
    - Useful model, delimiting five possible levels of service delivery.

     

  • Beard, Kate. "Digital Spatial Libraries: A Context for Engineering and Library Collaboration", Information Technology and Libraries 14 #2, June 1995, pp.79-85. Abstract [http://www.lita.org/ital/ital1402.html#anchor141876]

     

  • Been, Joshua. "Broadening the Use of GIS on Campus: ArcIMS as E-Reserves", 2004 ESRI Education User Conference Proceedings, 2004. [http://gis.esri.com/library/userconf/educ04/papers/abstracts/a5148.html]
    - Suggests using a spatial data delivery system such as ArcIMS to deliver course-specific data to students' desktops. Provides an overview of the "spatial reserves" pilot project at University of Texas, Arlington library, with three course examples (Real Estate Analysis, Social Work, History).

     

  • Bergen, Paul F. "Of Special Interest: Interactive Access to Geographic Information Systems and Numeric Data on the World Wide Web", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.303-308.

     

  • Biondo, Stéfano. "Le comité d'utilisateurs de données géospatiales de l'Université Laval", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 128, Winter 2007, pp.9-10.
    - Describes the creation of a campus-wide Data User Committee at Laval University.

     

  • Bolin, R.L. "'Copy Machine' for TIGER [Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Reference System] Files" CD-ROM Librarian 7, November 1992, pp.20-23

     

  • Boissé, Joseph A. and Mary Larsgaard. "GIS in Academic Libraries: A Managerial Perspective", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.288-291.

     

  • Boxall, James. "Geolibraries: Geographers, Librarians and Spatial Collaboration", The Canadian Geographer 47 #1, 2003, pp.18-27.
    - The disciplines of geography and library science have much common ground, and most particularly in collaborations to develop the "geolibrary". This paper reviews issues at the intersection of GIS and libraries, and offers suggestions for future collaborations in Canada.

     

  • Boxall, James. "Geolibraries, the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure and Digital Earth: A Time for Map Librarians to Reflect upon the Moonshot", INSPEL (Journal of the International Federation of Library Associations) 36 #1, 2002, pp.1-21. [http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla67/papers/130-166e.pdf]
    - Paper presented at the 67th IFLA Council and General Conference, August 16-25, 2001.
    - Discusses the gap between librarians and GI scientists, and exhorts librarians to get more involved in the development of "geolibraries", as these are the natural outgrowths of more traditional library values and standards.

     

  • Boxall, James. "The Map Library's Future: A Continuing Story", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 115, Fall 2002, pp.9-15.
    - Follow-up to article by Peter Keller in Cartographic Perspectives (2001). Responds to comments on the future role of the map library/archive.

     

  • Boxall, James (editor). "Spatial Data Infrastructure in the 1990s", Cartography and Geographic Information Systems 25 #3, July 1998. Special Content Issue.

     

  • Boxall, James. "Spatial Data Infrastructures: Developments, Trends, and Perspectives from Converging Viewpoints - Introductory Remarks", Cartography and Geographic Information Systems 25 #3, July 1998, pp.129-131.

     

  • Boxall, James. "Spatial Data within the Academy: 'Much Ado about Nothing' or 'There is Chaos Under the Heavens and Everything is Excellent'", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 109, Fall 2000, pp.13-18.
    - Presentation to a panel on data access issues, Canadian perspective.

     

  • Bühler, Jürg. "Digital Maps in Map Collections - Presenting New Electronic Media", LIBER Quarterly 9 #2, 1998, pp.228-234. [http://www.konbib.nl/kb/skd/liber/articles/buehler11.htm]

     

  • Buttenfield, Barbara P. "Geographic Information Systems and Digital Libraries: Issues of Size and Scalability", pp.69-80 in Smith and Gluck (eds.), Geographic Information Systems and Libraries: Patrons, Maps, and Spatial Information. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996).

     

  • Buttenfield, Barbara P. "Looking Forward: Geographic Information Services and Libraries in the Future", Cartography and Geographic Information Systems 25 #3, July 1998, pp.161-171.

     

  • Buttenfield, Barbara P., "User Evaluation for The Alexandria Digital Library Project" , Alexandria Digital Library Project, University of Colorado at Boulder, Proceedings, Workshop "How We Do User-Centered Design and Evaluation of Digital Libraries: A Methodological Forum." Allerton, Illinois: National Science Foundation and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995. [http://edfu.lis.uiuc.edu/allerton/95/s2/buttenfield.html]

     

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  • Campbell, Tony. "Where are Map Libraries Heading? Some Route Maps for the Digital Future" Liber 10 #4, 2000. [http://liber-maps.kb.nl/articles/12campbell.html]

     

  • Chartrand, Robert Lee. "Emergency Preparedness and Response Challenges for Special Libraries", pp.173-179 in Smith and Gluck (eds.), Geographic Information Systems and Libraries: Patrons, Maps, and Spatial Information. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996).

     

  • Cheverie, Joan F. "Getting Started: Ready, Set, ... Get Organized!", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.292-296.

     

  • Chiang, Katherine S. and Oya Y. Rieger. "Introduction to Extracting and Mapping Census Data", Reference Services Review 23 #1, 1995, pp.29-38.

     

  • Cline, Nancy M. and Prudence S. Adler. "GIS and Research Libraries: One Perspective", Information Technology and Libraries 14 #2, June 1995, pp.111-115. Abstract [http://www.lita.org/ital/ital1402.html#anchor138328]

     

  • Cobb, David A. "Developing GIS Relationships", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.275-277.

     

  • Cobb, David A. "GIS: Its Impact on Library Service", Meridian 16, 1999, pp.5-8.

     

  • Cobb, David A. "GIS: Technology That Should Bring Government and Libraries Together", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 98, Winter 1997, pp.1-3.

     

  • Cobb, David A. and Arlene Olivero. "Online GIS Service" (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems (GISs) Revisited: A Symposium), Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #6, November 1997, pp.484-497.

     

  • Cobb, David A. and Arlene Olivero. "Users Create Maps Online with the Massachusetts Electronic Atlas", ArcUser 1 #3, July-September 1998, pp.37-39.

     

  • Conference of Rectors and Principals of Quebec Universities (CREPUQ). "Quebec Scholar Portal of Digital and Geospatial Data Project." Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 116,Winter 2003, pp.18-24.
    - Description of a consortium involving most Quebec university libraries, to develop a web-based portal for the delivery of numeric and geospatial data. French version of the same article published as "Projet pour un portail universitaire Québécois de donneés numériques et géospatiales." Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 116, Winter 2003, pp.11-17.

     

  • Cox, Allan B. "An Overview to Geographic Information Systems", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.237-249.

     

  • Cox, Allan B. and Fred Gifford. "An Overview to Geographic Information Systems" (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems (GISs) Revisited: A Symposium), Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #6, November 1997, pp.449-461.

     

  • Coxe, Chris and Gary Fitzpatrick. "Exploring the Future of Map Libraries", Library of Congress Information Bulletin 53, April 4, 1994, pp.142-143

     

  • Cullingworth, Christine. "Implementation of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) into Library and Archival Systems." Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 122, Winter 2005, pp.3-16.
    - Results of a survey conducted in fourteen Ontario university libraries in 2002. Compares hardware, software, data formats, staffing, cataloguing and other factors relevant to library service delivery for geospatial data.

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  • Dalrymple, Helen. "ArcInfo Map Collection Donated to Library", Library of Congress Information Bulletin 53, April 4, 1994, pp.141-142.

     

  • Davie, D. Kevin, James Fox and Barbara Preece. The ARL Geographic Information Systems Literacy Project, (Washington: Association of Research Libraries, Office of Leadership and Management Services, SPEC Kit 238, March 1999, 37pp.) Executive summary at http://www.arl.org/spec/238fly.html

     

  • Dawes, S.S. and S. Oskam. "The Internet, the State Library, and the Implementation of Statewide Information Policy: The Case of the NYS GIS Clearinghouse", in G. Grant (ed.) Managing Telecommunications and Networking Technologies in the 21st Century: Issues and Trends (Hersey, PA: Idea Group Publishing, 2001) pp.219-233. (Accessible through InfoSci-Online)
    - A multi-agency GIS clearinghouse in New York State is hosted by the State Library. The Library was chosen because of its apolitical position and its track record of existing experience in GIS and in service delivery to the public.

     

  • Day, Patti and Chieko Maene. "Legal Considerations in the Dissemination of Licensed Digital Spatial Data", (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries), Library Trends 55 #2, Fall 2006, pp.236-253. [http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/3679/DayMaene552.pdf?se...
    - Experiences with license administration for Wisconsin state and county data at the American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000-2005. Includes sample end user agreement for students.

     

  • DeCandido, GraceAnne A. "Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Mapping the Territory", Public Library Association Tech Notes, May 2000. [http://www.pla.org/technotes/gis.html]

     

  • Deckelbaum, David. "GIS in Libraries: An Overview of Concepts and Concerns". Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship 21, Winter 1999. [http://www.library.ucsb.edu/istl/99-winter/article3.html]

     

  • Dereksen, Charlotte R.M., Juliet K. Sweetkind and Meridith J. Williams. "The Place of Geographic Information System Services in a Geoscience Information Center", Proceedings of the Geoscience Information Society 31, 2000, pp.29-46.
    - Article considers the factors that should be considered in providing GIS services through libraries rather than through academic departments. Case studied is Stanford University's Earth Sciences Library.

     

  • Distributed Geolibraries: Spatial Information Resources - Summary of a Workshop, Panel on Distributed Geolibraries Mapping Science Committee, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council, (Washington: National Academy Press, 1999).

     

  • Dixon, J.B. "Essential Collaboration: GIS and the Academic Library", Journal of Map & Geography Libraries 2 #2, 2006, pp.5-20.
- Promotes the library as central in developing collaborations with campus and community partners for the development of GIS services, based on the example of the University of Arkansas Libraries.
 

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  • Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. GIS Approach to Digital Spatial Libraries. New York: ESRI White Paper Series, May 1994, 45pp.

     

  • Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. GIS in Libraries: Public Access to GIS. 1994. [VHS video]

     

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  • Florance, Patrick. "GIS Collection Development within an Academic Library", (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries), Library Trends 55 #2, Fall 2006, pp.222-235. [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1387/is_2_55/ai_n27080063?tag=con...
    - Suggestions for developing a collection development policy and acquiring GIS data. US perspective.

     

  • Folse, Kimberly A. and Joshua Been. "Faculty and their Institutional Librarians: Developing Labor Capital by Using GIS to Teach Social Science", Journal of the National Social Science Association 22 #1, 2004, pp.21-27.
    - Describes the collaboration between sociology faculty and a government publications librarian to develop and teach a GIS-based course. Identifies three outcomes of collaboration: complement of expertise, requirements for time and delineation of responsibilities, and reduction of inequity for minorities.

     

  • Forer, Pip. "Accessing Digital Data in Map Libraries", The Globe: Journal of the Australian Map Circle 39, 1993, pp.10-17.

     

  • Fortin, Marcel. "Map and GIS Librarianship in a Google Earth World", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 133, Fall 2008, pp.3-13.
    - Thoughtful response to the question "why bother with GIS when Google Earth can do everything?" Identifies new opportunities and responsibilities for librarians.

     

  • Fortin, Marcel. "Online GIS: Solutions for Dissemination of Geospatial Data in a Library Setting", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 120, Spring/Summer 2004, pp.5-12.
    - Proposes online sharing and participation in Open GIS consortia as solutions to data management and dissemination problems with geospatial data.

     

  • Fortin, Marcel. "Whither Canadian Map Libraries?: 1967-2003." Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 117, Spring/Summer 2004, pp.3-9.
    - Talks about present perceptions of the role of map libraries, and what their future roles should be. Another response arising from the article by Peter Keller in Cartographic Perspectives (2001).

     

  • Frazer, Stuart L. "Are Geographic Information Systems (GIS) a Feasible Service Option for Non-research Libraries?", College & Undergraduate Libraries 8 #2, 2001, pp.1-16.
    - Contributed by Eva Dodsworth, University of Waterloo.

     

  • French, M. "Creating Support Mechanisms for Library GIS Services: A Perspective", Current Studies in Librarianship 25 #1/2, 2001, pp.39-48.
    - Contributed by Eva Dodsworth, University of Waterloo.

     

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  • Gabaldón, Camila and John Repplinger. "GIS and the Academic Library: A Survey of Libraries Offering GIS Services in Two Consortia", Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship 48, Fall 2006, pp.13-20. [http://www.istl.org/06-fall/refereed.html]
    - Contributed by Eva Dodsworth, University of Waterloo

     

  • "Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Canadian Libraries Initiative." CAG Newsletter [Canadian Association of Geographers] 4 #3, June 1997, p.5.

     

  • Gluck, Myke. "Geospatial Information Needs of the General Public: Text, Maps, and Users' Tasks", pp.151-172 in Smith and Gluck (eds.), Geographic Information Systems and Libraries: Patrons, Maps, and Spatial Information. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996).

     

  • Gluck, Myke and Lixin Yu. "Geographic Information Systems: Background, Frameworks, and Uses in Libraries", Advances in Librarianship 23, 1999, pp.1-38.

     

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  • Hawkins, A.M. "Geographical Information System (GIS): Their Use As Decision Support Tools in Public Libraries and the Integration of GIS With Other Computer Technology", New Library World 95 #1117, 1994, 4pp.

     

  • Hernon, Peter. "GIS as a Service Option", Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #3, May 2001, pp.235-237.
    - Brief article suggests a few different service levels that libraries interested in introducing GIS service might consider.

     

  • Hernon, Peter. "GIS in Academic Libraries: The Best Kept Non-secret, or the Genie is Now Out of the Bottle", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.231-232.

     

  • Hernon, Peter and Robert E. Dugan. "GIS and Privacy" (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems (GISs) Revisited: A Symposium), Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #6, November 1997, pp.515-516.

     

  • Herold, Philip. "Maps and Legends: Plotting a Course for Geographic Information Systems", American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, ACRL 1997 National Conference Papers, Partnerships and Competition session A07, Saturday April 11, 1997 [http://www.ala.org/acrl/paperhtm/a07.html]

     

  • Herold, Philip. "Moving Geospatial Data to the Web: GIS at Mann Library", Library Hi Tech 14 #4, 1996, pp.86-87.

     

  • Herold, Philip, Thomas D. Gale and Thomas P. Turner. "Optimizing Web Access to Geospatial Data: The Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository (CUGIR)". Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship 21, Winter 1999. [http://www.library.ucsb.edu/istl/99-winter/article2.html]

     

  • Hill, Linda L. "Spatial Access to, and Display of, Global Change Data: Avenues for Libraries", pp.125-150 in Smith and Gluck (eds.), Geographic Information Systems and Libraries: Patrons, Maps, and Spatial Information. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996).

     

  • Houser, Rhonda. "Building a Library GIS Service from the Ground Up", (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries), Library Trends 55 #2,  Fall 2006, pp.315-326. [http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/3681/Houser552.pdf?sequ...
    - Describes GIS services at the University of Kansas Libraries. Describes common data questions, teaching and outreach initiatives, and issues to consider.

     

  • Hunt, Leta (Li) and Philip J. Etherington, "The Utility of Spatial and Temporal Organization in Digital Library Construction" (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems (GISs) Revisited: A Symposium), Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #6, November 1997, pp.475-483.

     

  • Hunt, Li and Mark Joselyn. "Maximizing Accessibility to Spatially Referenced Digital Data", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.257-265.

     

  • Hyland, Nancy C. "GIS and Data Sharing in Libraries: Considerations for Digital Llibraries". INSPEL 36 #3, 2002, pp.207-215. [http://www.ifla.org/VII/d2/inspel/02-3hyna.pdf]
    - Contributed by Eva Dodsworth, University of Waterloo

     

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  • Jacob, M.E.L. "32nd Annual UIUC [University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign] Clinic: An Attendee's View", Library Hi Tech News 126, October 1995, pp.10-11, 18.

     

  • Jue, Dean K. "Implementing GIS in the Public Library Arena", pp.195-212 in Smith and Gluck (eds.), Geographic Information Systems and Libraries: Patrons, Maps, and Spatial Information. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996).

     

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  • Lai, Pohchin and Charles P. Gillies. "The Impact of Geographical Information Systems on the Role of Spatial Data Libraries", International Journal of Geographical Information Systems 5 #2, April-June 1991, pp.241-251.

     

  • Laliberte, Larry. "Re-envisioning the Map Display Case: Libraries, Cartographic Resources and Google Earth", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 126, Spring-Summer 2006, pp.15-19.
    - Describes a project using GIS and Google Earth to display resources from a library's collection.

     

  • Lamont, Melissa. "Critical Human Factors in Emerging Library Technology Centers", Library Hi Tech 14 #4, 1999, pp.390-395. [http://www.emerald-library.com/cgi-bin/EMRshowrc.cgi?rn=9262&nfmt=16&jt=... - PDF and HTML versions]

     

  • Lamont, Melissa. "Managing Geospatial Data and Services" (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems (GISs) Revisited: A Symposium), Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #6, November 1997, pp.469-473.

     

  • Lamont, Melissa and Carol Marley. "Spatial Data and the Digital Library", Cartography and Geographic Information Systems 25 #3, July 1998, pp.143-149.

     

  • Lang, Laura. "Mapping the Future of Map Librarianship", American Libraries 23 #10, November 1992, pp.880-883.

     

  • Larsgaard, Mary Lynette. "Accessing the World of Digital Spatial Data", Information Bulletin [Western Association of Map Libraries] 23 #3, 1992, pp.188-192.

     

  • Larsgaard, Mary Lynette. "Cataloguing Planetospatial Data in Digital Form: Old Wine, New Bottles - New Wine, Old Bottles", pp.17-30 in Smith and Gluck (eds.), Geographic Information Systems and Libraries: Patrons, Maps, and Spatial Information. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996).

     

  • Larsgaard, Mary Lynette. "Change in Academic Cartographic Materials Collections: Or, a Groundswell Revisited", Information Bulletin [Western Association of Map Libraries] 21 #2, March 1990, pp.101-104.

     

  • Larsgaard, Mary Lynette and Larry Carver. "Accessing Spatial Data Online: Project Alexandria", Information Technology and Libraries 14 #2, June 1995, pp.93-97. Abstract [http://www.lita.org/ital/ital1402.html#anchor139683]

     

  • Larson, Ray R. "Geographic Information Retrieval and Spatial Browsing", pp.81-123 in Smith and Gluck (eds.), Geographic Information Systems and Libraries: Patrons, Maps, and Spatial Information. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996).

     

  • Lee, Angela. "Perspectives on ... Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc." (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems (GISs) Revisited: A Symposium), Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #6, November 1997, pp.524-526.

     

  • Lee, Jay. "Geographical Information Systems: An Introduction", Art Reference Services Quarterly 1 #3, 1993, pp.69-79.

     

  • Leonhardt, T.W. (ed.). "Making GIS a Part of Library Service", Information Technology and Libraries (Special Issue) 14 #2, 1995, pp.77-122.

     

  • Linberger, Peter and Christine Kollen. "Geographic Information Systems and Library Public Service", Bulletin [Special Libraries Association, Geography and Map Division] 183, Summer 1996, pp.2-15.

     

  • Longstreth, Karl. "GIS Collection Development, Staffing, and Training", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.267-274.

     

  • Lopez, Xavier R. "New Developments in Intellectual Property Rights: Implications for Geographic Information Systems" (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems (GISs) Revisited: A Symposium), Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #6, November 1997, pp.517-520.

     

  • Lopez, Xavier R. "Towards a California Geospatial Digital Library: A Strategy for Networked Knowledge", Cartography and Geographic Information Systems 25 #3, July 1998, pp.133-141.

     

  • Lutz, Marilyn. "Introduction: Making GIS a Part of Library Service", Information Technology and Libraries 14 #2, June 1995, pp.77-78.

     

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  • Marley, Carol. "Metadata, A Reference Service in Map Libraries and Geographic Information Centres." Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 108, Spring/Summer 2000, pp.17-20.
    - Describes information sessions provided at McGill University Library to acquaint students with metadata for geospatial data products.

     

  • Martindale, Jaime. "Geographic Information Systems Librarianship: Suggestions for Entry-level Academic Professionals". The Journal of Academic Librarianship 30 #1, January 2004, pp.67-72.
    - Contributed by Eva Dodsworth, University of Waterloo

     

  • Marvin, Jennifer and Marcel Fortin. "Putting Literacy into Geographic Information", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 125, Winter 2006, pp.3-9.
    - Gives a brief overview of the development of GIS services in libraries and the need for GIS literacy as an extension to existing services.

     

  • McAdam-Ferrarotto, Heather and Susan Mowers. "Where is Geomatics in Libraries? And Do I Have a Map to Get There?: Canadian Library Geomatics Services Survey, 2006", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 129, Spring-Summer 2007, pp.11-16.
    - Results of a survey of geomatic services in Canadian academic libraries.

     

  • McAdam-Ferrarotto, Heather and Grace Welch. "Inter-Library Cooperation for GIS Services: A Road to Success." Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 111, Spring/Summer 2001, pp.13-18.
    - Describes cooperative efforts between Carleton University and the University of Ottawa to build a collection of local geospatial data and share the workload associated with service provision.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "Building the Virtual Map Library: Some Considerations", Cartographic Perspectives 21, Spring 1995, pp.24-28.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "Developing Map Library Services for the Business User: Experiences from a State University Library.", IFLA Conference Proceedings, 62nd IFLA General Conference, 25-31 August 1996. [http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla62/62-mcgp.htm]
    - Services for the business community, particularly online data access.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "Geographic Information Systems Come of Age: The Map Library - On the Frontlines of the GIS Revolution", Harvest [University of Connecticut Libraries] Spring 1993, 6pp.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "Identifying Issues and Concerns: The University of Connecticut's MAGIC - A Case Study", Information Technology and Libraries 14 #2, June 1995, pp.116-121. Abstract [http://www.lita.org/ital/ital1402.html#anchor137809]

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "The Librarian's Dilemma: A Map Librarian's Access to Machine-Readable Information", Cartographic Perspectives 2, Summer 1989, pp.7-12.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "Libraries as Institutions for Sharing", Sharing Geographic Information. Harlan J. Onsrud and Gerald Rushton, eds. New Brunswick: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1995, pp.319-330.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "Lifting the Fog: Maps and Spatial Information Emerging as Grey Literature", The International Journal of Grey Literature 1 #1, 2000, pp.5-11. [http://www.emerald-library.com/cgi-bin/EMRshowrc.cgi?rn=3750&nfmt=16&jt=... - PDF and HTML versions]

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "MAGIC: A Connecticut Collection of Geodata for the Geo-Scientist." Science & Technology Libraries 17 #3/4, 1999, pp.209-216.
    - Copublished simultaneously in David Stern (ed.) Digital Libraries: Philosophies, Technical Design Considerations, and Example Scenarios. (Haworth Press, 1999) pp.209-216.
    - Describes the University of Connecticut's Map and Geographic Information Center and its very sophisticated web manifestation MAGIC http://magic.lib.uconn.edu/.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "MAGIC at the University of Connecticut: Building the Virtual Map Library", Bulletin [Special Libraries Association, Geography and Map Division] 179, February 1995, pp.14-30.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "MAGIC Transaction Logs as Measures of Access, Use, and Community" (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems (GISs) Revisited: A Symposium), Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #6, November 1997, pp.505-510.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "Maps and Spatial Information: Changes in the Map Library", LIBER Quarterly 5 #3, 1994, pp.229-234. [http://www.konbib.nl/kb/skd/liber/articles/1mcglame.htm]

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "Parallax: Cartographic Information in Transition", Reference Services Review 18 #2, Summer 1990, pp.89-92.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick. "The TIGER Test Project", Documents to the People 20, S. 1992, pp.174-176.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick, with Kate Beard, Donald F. Cooke, Susan Klimley and Joel Morrison. "Electronic Geographic Information in Libraries: Some Concerns and Insights from Four Experts", Meridian 6, 1991, pp.7-14.

     

  • McGlamery, Patrick and Melissa Lamont. "Geographic Information Systems in Libraries: New Opportunities and Challenges", Database 17 #6, December 1994, pp.35-44.

     

  • Michalec, Mychaelyn and Teresa S. Welsh. "Quantity and Authorship of GIS Articles in Library and Information Science Literature, 1990-2005", Science & Technology Libraries 27 #3, 2007, pp.65-77.
    - Interesting study, but it misses the most common publishing venues for GIS articles during this time period, such as the Bulletin of the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives and Information Bulletin of the Western Association of Map Libraries. These smaller journals were not consistently indexed in Library Literature & Information Science and Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts databases.

     

  • Millea, Nick. "Delivering Digital Data into the Library: The Digimap Project and its Impact on the Map Room - The Bodleian Library Experience", LIBER Quarterly 9 #2, 1998, pp. 189-200. [http://www.konbib.nl/kb/skd/liber/articles/millea11.htm]

     

  • Moen, William E. "The Government Information Locator Service: Discovering, Identifying, and Accessing Spatial Data", pp.41-67 in Smith and Gluck (eds.), Geographic Information Systems and Libraries: Patrons, Maps, and Spatial Information. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996).

     

  • Moon, Jeffrey. "Integration of 'Traditional' Data Centre Services with GIS Technology", IASSIST Quarterly 17 #4, Winter 1993, pp.30-34. [http://www.iassistdata.org/downloads/iqvol173-4moon.pdf]

     

  • Morris, Stephen P. "Geospatial Web Services and Geoarchiving: New Opportunities and Challenges in Geographic Information Services", (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries), Library Trends 55 #2,  Fall 2006, pp.285-303. [http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/3684/Morris552.pdf?sequ...
    - Looks at the roles libraries should play in the development of web-based GIS services and in the long-term preservation of geospatial data.

     

  • Moulder, Cathy. "Current Literature on GIS and Libraries", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 96, Summer 1996, pp.55-58.

     

  • Moulder, Cathy. "GIS and Libraries: Issues and Implications", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 94, Fall 1995, pp.11-14.

     

  • Mount, Jack D., Robert Chang and Partricia J. Morris. "Planning and Developing a GIS Program in a Large Academic Library" 1998 ESRI International User Conference Proceedings, July 27-31, 1998. [http://www.esri.com/library/userconf/proc98/PROCEED/TO600/PAP551/P551.HTM]

     

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  • Nicholson, Andrew. "Spatial Literacy and Information Literacy: An Evolution of GIS Services in Libraries", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 129, Spring-Summer 2007, pp.3-5.
    - Attempts to define spatial literacy and encourages its integration into GIS instruction services.

     

  • North Carolina State University Libraries, GIS Team. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services [http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/stacks/gis/]

     

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  • O'Connor, Maura. "Strategic Considerations in Establishing a GIS in a Library". Paper presented at the 1996 Victorian Association for Library Automation (VALA) Biennial Conference, Melbourne, Australia, January 31, 1996. [http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/nlasp/article/view/1009]
    - Written from the perspective of Australian libraries considering the provision of GIS services. Offers three possible scenarios for service delivery and mentions the Australian National Library position.

     

  • Olson, John A.. "Library-Based GIS Labs: A Case Study -- Syracuse University". Journal of Map & Geography Libraries 1 #1, 2004, pp.75-88.
    - Description of the development of a net-worked multi-station GIS Lab within Syracuse University Library. Looks at planning, administration, data access and acquisition, and users.

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  • Parrish, Abraham. "Improving GIS Consultations: A Case Study at Yale University Library", (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries), Library Trends 55 #2,  Fall 2006, pp.327-339. [http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/3685/Parrish552.pdf?seq...
    - Examines 4 years of consultation statistics in an attempt to develop more efficient and effective services. Results in a classification of 10 types of GIS data users.

     

  • Perkins, Chris. "Leave it to the Labs? Options for the Future of Map and Spatial Data Collections". LIBER Quarterly, Ligue des Bibliothèques Europeènnes de Recherche, Groupe des Cartothécaires de LIBER, 1994. [http://www.konbib.nl/kb/skd/liber/articles/1perkins.htm]

     

  • Perkins, Chris. "Metaphysical Mayhem? Retrieving and Describing Maps and Spatial Data in the Map Library and Drawing Office", Bulletin of the Society of University Cartographers 26 #2, 1992, pp.21-24.

     

  • Perkins, Chris. "Quality in Map Librarianship and Documentation in the GIS Age", The Cartographic Journal 31 #2, December 1994, pp.93-99.

     

  • Phadke, D. N. (Dattatray Narayan). Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in Library and Information Services. (New Delhi: Concept Pub. Co, 2006). ISBN: 9788180692710.
    - This book deals primarily with GIS as a tool for mapping the location of library collections. Section on the delivery of GIS library services is scant and misses most of the North American literature published by ACMLA and WAML.

     

  • Pinnell, Richard Hugh. "Data Acquisitions Issues: The Canadian Map Libraries' Perspective." Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 107, Winter 2000, pp.16-22.
    - Issues relating to the acquisition of geospatial data, including organization, collection development, collaboration, selection and workload. Canadian perspective.
     

     

  • Pinnell, Richard. "Supporting the Library's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Program through Reference Service." Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 119, Winter 2004, pp.11-14.
    - Describes reference support provided for geospatial data in the Library at the University of Waterloo.
     

     

  • Pinnell, Richard. "TriUniversity Group of Libraries Metadata Project: Developing a GIS Metadata Application." Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 116, Winter 2003, pp.25-31.
    - Describes a joint project between the libraries at the University of Waterloo, the University of Guelph and the Geography Dept. at Wilfrid Laurier University (TriUniversity Group) to develop a web-based tool to support shared geospatial metadata.
     

     

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  • Research Libraries Group. "RLG Enters New Sphere with Geoinformation Project", Research Libraries Group News 19, Spring 1989, pp.3-9.

     

  • Rhind, D. "Data Access, Charging and Copyright and Their Implications for Geographical Information Systems", International Journal of Geographical Information Systems 6 #1, January-February 1992, pp.13-30.

     

  • Ricker, Kim M. "GIS Mentorinig", (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries), Library Trends 55 #2,  Fall 2006, pp.349-360. [http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/3686/Ricker552.pdf?sequ...
    - Mentoring is suggested as important to staffing success in GIS services. Offers suggestions for successful GIS mentoring.

     

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  • Salem, Joseph A., Jr. Spatial Data Collections and Services. (Washington: Association of Research Libraries, Office of Leadership and Management Services, SPEC Kit 291, December 2005). Executive summary at http://www.arl.org/spec/SPEC291web.pdf
    - Survey of 72 ARL member libraries in the winter of 2005. Looks at staffing, budget, spatial data and GIS services and support, and the future of spatial data in academic libraries.

     

  • Shawa, Tsering Wangyal. "Building a System to Disseminate Digital Map and Geospatial Data Online;, (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries), Library Trends 55 #2, Fall 2006, pp.254-263. [http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/3687/Shawa552.pdf?seque...
    - Describes map scanning and online display system at Princeton University Library.

     

  • Shirk-Luckett, Quin and Diane Boyd. "The University of Guelph's Journey to a Spatial Data Explorer", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 132, Spring-Summer 2008, pp.16-19.
    - Describes the development of web-based data delivery system.

     

  • Shuler, John A. and Nancy J. Obermeyer. "Spatial Data and Data Centers", The Journal of Academic Librarianship 27 #5, September 2001, pp.391-393.
    - Proposes hybrid "data centres" as a method of delivering data and GIS to multidisciplinary users.

     

  • Sloan, James L. II, Elizabeth A. Wentz and Melissa M. Lamont. "The GIS Internship Course at the Pennsylvania State University Libraries" 1997 ESRI International User Conference, July 8-11, 1997. [http://www.esri.com/library/userconf/proc97/proc97/to300/pap269/p269.htm]

     

  • Smith, Linda C. and Myke Gluck (eds.). Geographic Information Systems and Libraries: Patrons, Maps, and Spatial Information. Papers presented at the 1995 Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing, April 10-12, 1995. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing: 1995, 1996) 240pp.

     

  • Smith, Linda C., et al. "32nd Annual UIUC [University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign] Clinic Highlights Spatial and Cartographic Information Technology", Library Hi Tech News 126, October 1995, pp.1-9, 21.

     

  • Smith, P. "GIS - Is It Contagious?", Arkansas Libraries 50, June 1993, p.10.

     

  • Smith, T.R. "A Digital Library for Geographically Referenced Materials", Computer 29 #5, May 1996, pp.54-60.

     

  • Soete, George J. Transforming Libraries 2: Issues and Innovations in Geographic Information Systems. (Washington: Association of Research Libraries, SPEC Kit 219, February 1997). Supported by a web-based resource centre, http://www.arl.org/transform/gis/index.html Executive summary at http://www.arl.org/spec/219fly.html

     

  • Solar, Renata and Dalibor Radovan. "The Change of Pardigms in Digital Map Libraries"  e-perimetron 3 #2, 2008, pp.53-62. http://www.e-perimetron.org/Vol_3_2/Solar_Radovan.pdf
    - Looks at the changing role of academic and national libraries in the geospatial age, and describes the GeoLibrary project at the National Library of Slovenia which uses GIS as a discovery tool for its collections.

     

  • Solar, Renata and Dalibor Radovan. "Use of GIS for Presentation of the Map and Pictorial Collection of the National and University Library of Slovenia." Information Technology & Libraries 24 #4, December 2005, pp.196-200.
    - Brief description of an initiative to use GIS technology as an access tool for a virtual collection of cartographic and pictorial materials. Project online (in Slovakian) at http://damon.nuk.uni-lj.si/gis/nuk.htm.
     

     

  • Steele, G.F. "The Acquisition of Maps in Digital Form in an Academic Library", The Cartographic Journal 30 #1, June 1993, pp.57-61.

     

  • Steinhart, Gail. "Libraries as Distributors of Geospatial Data: Data Management Policies as Tools for Managing Partnerships;, (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries), Library Trends 55 #2, Fall 2006, pp.264-284. [http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/3689/Steinhart552.pdf?s...
    - Libraries can play an important role in data curation and distribution in partnership with data producers, and sound data management policy is part of establishing that relationship. This article describes experiences at Cornell University Geospatial Data Repository.

     

  • Stephens, Denise. "Managing the Web-Enhanced Geographic Information Service" (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems (GISs) Revisited: A Symposium), Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 #6, November 1997, pp.4498-504.

     

  • Stoltenberg, Jaimie. "Introduction". (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries), Library Trends 55 #3, Fall 2006, pp.217-221. [http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/3677/Introduction552.pd...

     

  • Stoltenberg, Jaimie and Abraham Parrish (editors). Special Issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries. Library Trends 55 #3, Fall 2006. [http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/3675/LT-55-2.pdf?sequen...

     

  • Stone, Jennifer. "Geographic Information Systems", Online 22 #3, May/June 1998, pp.65-70.

     

  • Stone, Jennifer. "Stocking Your GIS Data Library". Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship 21, Winter 1999. [http://www.library.ucsb.edu/istl/99-winter/article1.html]

     

  • Strasser, Theresa C. "Desktop GIS in Libraries, Technology and Costs: A View from New York State", Journal of Academic Librarianship 21 #4, July 1995, pp.278-282.

     

  • Stubbs, Walter. "Computer Mapping at Morris Library", Illinois Libraries 75 #3, April 1993, pp.171-172.

     

  • Suh, Hyon-Sook (Joy) and Angela Lee. "Embracing GIS Services in Libraries: The Washington State University Experience", The Reference Librarian 64, 1999, pp.125-137. Published simultaneously in Christy Zlatos (ed.), Coming of Age in Reference Services: A Case History of the Washington State University Libraries. (Haworth Press, Inc., 1999), pp.125-137.
    - Washington State University Libraries provides a useful model for the provision of GIS services to a campus without a geography or cartography department.
     

     

  • Sweetkind-Singer, Julie, Mary Lynette Larsgaard and Tracey Erwin. "Digital Preservation of Geospatial Data", (in special issue on Geographic Information Systems and Libraries), Library Trends 55 #2, Fall 2006, pp.304-314. [http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/3690/SweetkindSingerLar...
    - Looks at issues of in geosatial archiving such as versioning, file size, proprietary formats, copyright and the complexity of file formats, and how these issues relate to collection development policies.

     

  • Sweetkind-Singer, Julie and Meridith Williams. "Supporting the Information Needs of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Users in an Academic Library", Science and Technology Libraries 23 #3/4, 2001, pp.175-190.
    - Looks at the development of GIS service in the academic library at Stanford University. Includes case studies of two academic departments (Electrical Engineering and Epidemiology Research Group) who are key users of these services.
     

     

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  • Thackray, Brian. "The Impact of GIS on Information Services", ASLIB Information [Association for Information Management] 21 #10, October 1993, pp.372-373.

     

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  • Watts, Anne. "The St. Louis Public Library's Electronic Atlas: A Successful GIS Application in the Public Library Environment", pp.213-219 in Smith and Gluck (eds.), Geographic Information Systems and Libraries: Patrons, Maps, and Spatial Information. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996).

     

  • Watts, Anne and Charles P. Kofron. "The St. Louis Public Library's Electronic Atlas: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the Public Library Environment", Illinois Libraries 75 #3, April 1993, pp.173-174.

     

  • Weimer, Katherine H. and Pete Reehling. "A New Model of Geographic Information Librarianship: Description, Curriculum and Program Proposal", Journal of Education for Library & Information Science 47 #4, Fall 2006, pp.291-302.
    - Contributed by Eva Dodsworth, University of Waterloo

     

  • Wong, Ming-Kan. "Exploring the Impact of Digital Cartographic Data on Map Librarianship Using Data Use Models", Bulletin [Special Libraries Association, Geography and Map Division] 173, September 1993, pp.2-14.

     

  • Wood, Alberta Auringer. "Libraries Explore GIS", ACSM Bulletin [American Congress on Surveying and Mapping] 157, September 1, 1995, p.24.

     

  • Wood, Alberta Auringer. "The Map Library in Transition: A Joint Conference Sponsored by the Congress of Cartographic Information Specialists Associations and the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, October 18 & 19, 1993", Bulletin [Special Libraries Association, Geography and Map Division] 175, March 1994, pp.29-39.

     

  • Wood, Alberta Auringer, et al. "Report on the 32nd Annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing: GIS and Libraries - Patrons, Maps and Spatial Information, April 2-4, 1995", Bulletin [Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives] 93, Spring/Summer 1995, pp.14-20.

     

  • Wrede, Steven. "Analyzing Library Use Patterns Geospatially: Colorado State Library Conducts a Variety of Projects with GIS", ArcNews Online, Summer 2006. [http://www.esri.com/news/arcnews/summer06articles/colorado-state.html]
    - Contributed by Eva Dodsworth, University of Waterloo

     

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  • Xia, Jingfeng. "Library Space Management: A GIS Proposal", Library Hi Tech 22 #4, 2004, pp.375-382.
    - Proposes use of GIS by academic libraries as a tool for library space management. GIS is considered better than other systems at incorporating spatial data analyses into visual presentations, with low maintenance costs and technology widely available in many libraries.
     

     

  • Xia, Jingfeng. "Locating Library Items by GIS Technology", Collection Management 30 #1, 2005, pp.63-72.
    - Contributed by Eva Dodsworth, Univesity of Waterloo

     

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  • Yott, P. "Mapping 1990 Census Data", Information Technology and Libraries 13, March 1994, pp.63-70.

     

  • Yu, Lixin. "Geographic Information Systems in Library Reference Services: Development and Challenge". Published simultaneously in The Reference Librarian 60, 1998, pp.87-110, and in Hemalata Iyer (ed.), Electronic Resources: Use and User Behavior (New York: Haworth Press, 1998).
    - Excellent overview article about the earliest development of GIS services in libraries. American focus.

     

  • Yu, Lixin. "Knowledge Discovery in Spatial Cartographic Information Retrieval", Library Trends 48 #1, Summer 1999, pp.249-263.

     

  • Yu, May. Geographic Information Systems in Capital Libraries. (Albany NY: State Univerity of New York at Albany, Masters dissertation, 1996).

     

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This bibliography is compiled and maintained by Cathy Moulder, formerly GISP and Director of Library Services, Maps, Data and GIS, McMaster University Library, Hamilton, Ontario (now retired).

Suggestions for materials to be added to this bibliography are always welcome
(moulder @ mcmaster.ca), and contributors will be acknowledged.