ERIC Number: ED259741
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
IFLA General Conference, 1984. Special Libraries Division. Section on Geography and Map Libraries. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
This document comprises two papers on geography and map libraries and cartographic materials which were presented at the 1984 IFLA general conference. "Cartographic Materials as a Resource for National and Regional Planning and Development," by E. Hans van de Waal (Utrecht), addresses the importance of cartographic materials for development planning. It is divided into two sections: Cartographic Materials as Multi-Functional Sources of Information, including recent innovations related to earth resources satellites and synthetic aperture radar; and Public Policy-Making, Development Planning, and Cartographic Information, which addresses the possible aims of a national cartographic information policy, the need for coordination of research, and support for professional organizations. In "Geography and Map Library Equipment and Space Management as a Basis for Information and Service," Hermann Gunzel (West Germany) reports on a survey project of the IFLA Geography and Map Library Equipment and Space Management Working Group which is being conducted to help establish guidelines for map curators around the world. A copy of the questionnaire is appended. (THC)
Descriptors: Cartography, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Geography, Information Networks, International Organizations, Library Associations, Library Materials, Library Surveys, Maps, National Libraries, National Programs, Questionnaires, Regional Planning, Satellites (Aerospace), Special Libraries
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).