Browse Library Trends 55 (2) Fall 2006: Geographic Information Systems and Libraries by Issue Date

  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (1Mb)
  • (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (92Kb)
  • Shawa, Tsering Wangyal (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    The expectation of library patrons to get all of the information they need, including geographic information, accessible on their desktops has created challenges to map and Geographic Information System (GIS) libraries. ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (210Kb)
  • 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. ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (51Kb)
  • 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, ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (78Kb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (65Kb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (87Kb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (108Kb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (419Kb)
  • Sweetkind-Singer, Julie; Larsgaard, Mary Lynette; Erwin, Tracey (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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (152Kb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (102Kb)
  • Houser, Rhonda (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services in academic libraries tend to differ, based on availability of GIS data, software, hardware, and staff expertise. GIS services at the University of Kansas are closely aligned ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (83Kb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (97Kb)