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ERIC Number: EJ559818
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0099-1333
An Overview of Geographic Information Systems.
Cox, Allan B.; Gifford, Fred
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v23 n6 p449-61 Nov 1997
Geographic information system (GIS) technology is a rapidly growing and powerful method for managing and analyzing spatial data and information for libraries. This article introduces GIS basic concepts, reviews GIS usage in libraries, and presents some challenges, strengths, and opportunities for libraries and GIS. Six figures illustrate the article. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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