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Maps and Geospatial Information

This is the guide to the Library's Map Collection, and information regarding Geospatial Information.

How to Create Indexes to Paper Map Sets Using GIS

 Clearinghouse of GIS-made indexes to paper map sets

 

Useful Links:

  • Bounding Box Tool for Metadata Enrichment -- free website that allows you to draw a box using the corner latitude / longitude coordinates, and translates the box into MARC 034 & 255 fields.
  • Extent Helper by the NGNMDB -- upgraded free website that allows you to draw a box using the corner latitude / longitude coordinates, and translates the box into MARC 034 & 255 fields
  • DIVA-GIS -- GIS files of outline maps of countries--includes province boundaries, water courses.

Useful websites for librarians