Cartography : History, Journals, Citation Guides & Online Catalogs
History of Cartography
Map History/History of Cartography
Use this site to find free information about old maps, both on the web and in the real world. The site's 120 'pages' offer comment and guidence and over 6,500 annotated links selected for relevance and quality.
Since 2007 the map department of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin has made available online the Bibliographia Cartographica (BC), a database listing international scientific literature relating to cartography. The database includes numerous additional entries, which were not published in the print volumes. Currently, the BC comprises about 32,000 scientific periodical articles as well as more than 5,600 monographic publications related to cartography.
Guides on Citing Maps and Aatlases
- WorldCat - 10,000 libraries worldwide
- AMICUS - Canadian National Catalogue
- Copac -UK and Irish library catalogs
- Catalogue Collectif de France - Bibliotheque Nataionale de France
- GVK - GBV Union Catalogue - German federal states catalogs
- Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog (KVK) - library and book trade catalogs worldwide
- ASPRS - Aerial Data Portal - a tool for locating aerial photography over the U.S. and beyond
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