ERIC Number: ED229036
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Geography and Map Libraries Section. Special Libraries Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on geography and map librarianship presented at the 1982 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference include: (1) "Geographical Canada-Research and the Network of Canada Collections in the Federal Republic of Germany" by Hermann Gunzel, which describes the history of German research in Canadian geography, the development of Canadian studies in Germany, the location and activities of German centers for research in Canadian geography, and the location and scope of Canadian collections in German libraries, with emphasis on library holdings and research activities at the University of Marburg; (2) "Remotely Sensed Imagery Information in Research Libraries: First Inter-University Network for Satellite Imagery" by Larry G. Carver (United States), which includes a brief history of satellite imagery, a description of the Landsat satellites, an explanation of the remote sensing concept, a discussion of applications of Landsat imagery data, the use of this data in libraries, the development of an inter-university network for sharing satellite imagery, and the use of the Landsat Worldwide Reference Systems (WRS) for organizing and accessing Landsat images; and (3) "The Exchange of Map MARC Tapes on an International Level: A Possibility for International Cartographic Networking?," a discussion by E. Hans van de Waal (Netherlands) of the use of International Standard Bibliographic Descriptions (ISBD) and Unimarc guidelines for the cataloging of cartographic materials and the creation of authority files at the Dutch Union Map Catalogue (DUMC). (ESR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).