Browse by Subject "Geographic Information Systems (GIS)"

  • Steinhart, Gail (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    Libraries can bring substantial expertise to bear on the collection, curation, and distribution of digital geospatial information, making them trusted and competent partners for organizations that wish to distribute ...
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  • Stoltenberg, Jaime (editor); Parrish, Abraham (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data collections and services within the library environment are not new concepts. For years libraries have been active in collecting geospatial data and handling GIS-related reference ...
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  • Monmonier, Mark (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    This presentation is a light-hearted mildly self-critical recapitulation of a 1985 book-length essay on the evolution and future of cartographic technology, which emphasizes the significant role of public policy in ...
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  • Watts, Anne (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    In 1974, the U.S. Census Bureau published a collection of thematic maps from the 1970 census. The maps found a wide audience during the decade. However, the bureau did not produce a companion set from either the 1 980 ...
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  • Koontz, Christie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    A definition of legal service or market area is difficult for public library management due to limited available data regarding user residence, and because people may cross service lines for any number of reasons. Yet ...
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