ERIC Number: ED195255
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Map Study Committee. Final Report.
Heidlage, Bob; And Others
A study undertaken to evaluate the status of the University of Missouri-Columbia's map collections is described in this report, and forecasts are made for necessary facilities, equipment, and personnel to accomplish a proposed reorganization and online cataloging of the university's geology and geography map collections. Included in plans for creation of a centralized map unit within the library system are specifications of storage and access space, equipment, and personnel requirements. Statistics for cataloging retrospective and current map materials are derived from processing times and equipment, personnel, and start-up costs. Presented in the report is a policy statement regarding the extent of commitment to preservation work for the map collections. Final recommendations are to (1) begin immediately to catalog all current map acquisitions, (2) establish a central map unit, and (3) prepare a grant proposal for retrospective map cataloging. Supplementary materials include bibliographies on map preservation and map library development, sample processing forms, tables of processing times, and the formula used to calculate yearly work hours. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Library.