Map Librarianship: An Introduction

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Providing the basics for working with spatial-data collections in libraries, this book describes in detail the processes and procedures of map selection, acquisition, classification, cataloging, everyday storage, care, preservation, reference, public relations, and education. Focus is on practicalities of handling both hard copy and digital forms of atlases, maps, remote-sensing images, globes, and so forth. Larsgaard has thoroughly revised and updated the book, addressing major changes resulting from the shift of spatial data to digital forms, and she has added significant new material to the chapters on selection, cataloging, and reference.

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"I recommend Larsgaard as a comprehensive textbook for those studying in the area...and those working in the field. It is a solid work...and will be a useful working text for those involved or wishing to become involved in map librarianship."-Australian Library Journal

"Classic, unique how-to manual."-Small Press Book Review

"This is very much a book that anyone working with a map collection should have by their side."-Soc Bulletin

"Can be used on its own as a complete guide to the field of map librarianship without the need to refer to man other sources for the running of such a collection."-Australian Library Journal

"This is a necessary item in the professional librarian's library. It is intensely practical and brings together most of the problems, together with solutions, faced in spatial data librarianship."-Library Management

"Equally useful in the classroom, as a manual for researchers and librarians, or as a reference source...Remains the premier guide to the field, and continues to be a required and highly recommended purchase."-Government Information Quarterly

"Th[e] range of extra information, including one of the most substantial bibliographies I have encountered to date, gives this work the extra usefulness and authority that is often needed in specialised fields such as this."-Australian Library Journal

"ThÝe¨ range of extra information, including one of the most substantial bibliographies I have encountered to date, gives this work the extra usefulness and authority that is often needed in specialised fields such as this."-Australian Library Journal

?Classic, unique how-to manual.?-Small Press Book Review

?This is very much a book that anyone working with a map collection should have by their side.?-Soc Bulletin

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