Browse by Subject "Geographic Information Systems (GIS)"

  • Aufmuth, Joe (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    Academic libraries are a prime example of an enterprise whose mission is to support the information needs of its institution. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing (RS) are popular topics for academic ...

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  • Sweetkind-Singer, Julie; Larsgaard, Mary Lynette; Erwin, Tracy (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    The selection, acquisition, and management of digital data are now part and parcel of the work librarians handle on a day-to-day basis. While much thought goes into this work, little consideration may be given to the ...

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  • Joselyn, Mark; Oliver, Sheryl G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    The Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) and its divisions, the Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois Natural History Survey, Illinois State Water Survey, Hazardous Waste Research and Information ...

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  • Chartrand, Robert Lee (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    The challenges and opportunities facing special libraries of all types in our "republic of technology" are diverse and daunting. The evolving emergency preparedness and response missions, programs, and projects needed ...

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  • Domaratz, Michael (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    Information about where a thing is or where an event takes place is an important factor in decisionmaking in both the public and private sectors. Spatial data provide a unique context for integrating disparate observations ...

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  • Larson, Ray R. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    Digital library (DL) projects are beginning to create very large-scale repositories of digital information on a wide range of topics. As with traditional print libraries, this information can be indexed and retrieved in ...

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  • Buttenfield, Barbara P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    The term "scalability" has specific connotations in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that conventionally relate to monitoring and predicting growth of geographic phenomena. A family of computational models has been ...

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  • Gluck, Myke (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    Geospatial data are pervasive and the methods of understanding how people resolve their spatial information needs have been diverse. This discussion reviews the role of spatial information in resolving information needs. ...

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  • Morris, Steven P. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    Over the course of the past fifteen years the role of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has changed significantly. Initially the role of the map library was confined to that of building and providing access to ...

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  • Florance, Patrick (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    Locating usable spatial data is essential for the application and use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). GIS data collection development constitutes a core element of GIS services within academic libraries. Managers ...

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  • Ricker, Kim M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    The implementation and development of effective mentoring is crucial to the growth and success of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) librarianship and staffing. Mentoring is necessary to fill the gaps for all staff ...

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  • Basir (2014-05-30)
    Tree plantations that use significant amounts of the government’s financial and human resources have been established in Indonesia. Unfortunately, the result has not been satisfactory. One of the primary reasons for this ...

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  • Moise, Imelda (2013-02-03)
    This dissertation examines the effects of neighborhood conditions on health outcomes in New Orleans pre- and post-hurricane Katrina, an important topic in the context of community recovery following a disaster event. This ...

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  • Jue, Dean K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    The rate of introduction of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) into public libraries is accelerating. This study investigates the experiences of all types of libraries that have either successfully or unsuccessfully ...

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  • Parrish, Abraham (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    For the last decade and a half, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services in academic libraries have been developing, and GIS librarians have been experimenting with different ways to provide these services. However, ...

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  • Smith, Linda C.; Gluck, Myke (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    Electronic technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS), are creating new ways of meeting the needs of library users for spatial and cartographic information. The 32nd Annual Clinic on Library Applications ...

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  • Stoltenberg, Jaime (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    In this first-ever issue of Library Trends dedicated to GIS and libraries, we present thirteen authors contributing ten profoundly informative articles that address a variety of current issues and trends in the field. ...

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  • Day, Patti; Maene, Chieko (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    State and local governments increasingly license digital spatial data, the dissemination of which by academic libraries requires specific legal and operational considerations to reconcile license conditions with public ...

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  • 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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