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Geospatial Data Collection Policies, Technology and Open Source in Websites of Academic Libraries Worldwide
The proliferation of geospatial data demands the engagement of information organizations, such as academic libraries, for their management and diffusion. The purpose of this paper is to reveal issues related to the ...
The New Trends for Librarians in Management of Geographic Information
The purpose of this study is to examine the tools (e.g. CSDGM – FGDC, Gazetteers) used for the subject description and organization, of materials (maps, aerial photos, geospatial data, remote sense images etc) related to ...
Geospatial collection development policies in academic libraries: a worldwide research
The widespread applications of GIS have challenged librarians worldwide to provide geospatial collections and services to their users. Despite the fact that collection development policies in digital environment have derived ...
Users perspectives for geospatial collections development in an open access era:the case of Greek libraries
The use and diffusion of geographic information is continuously increasing in the areas of education and research since considered significant for everyday life. As the greatest challenge for libraries is to provide users ...
Strategic considerations for geospatial collection development from Greek Academic Libraries in an open access era: GIS users point of view
Today, that the access in a wide variety of data and services is possible more than ever, GIS patrons need libraries’ further engaged with them, meeting their increasingly diverse education/research needs. Patrons are the ...
Current use and trends of Geospatial Collection Development Policies (GCDPs) in Map/GIS Libraries
The rapid increase of publications both in print and digital form raises costs while academic libraries budgets are constantly decreasing. At the same time academic libraries cannot ignore the continuous spread of open ...