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The University of California / Stanford Map Libraries Group: Collaboration in Practice. Julie Sweetkind-Singer Head Librarian / GIS & Map Librarian Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections Stanford University. How it all began. 1974 UC Library Policy Task Force

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The university of california stanford map libraries group collaboration in practice

The University of California / Stanford Map Libraries Group: Collaboration in Practice

Julie Sweetkind-Singer

Head Librarian / GIS & Map Librarian

Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections

Stanford University


The university of california stanford map libraries group collaboration in practice

  • How it all began.

    • 1974 UC Library Policy Task Force

    • Meeting on June 25, 1975

    • Meeting on October 23, 1975

    • Stanford’s participation

  • 1983 – formalization

    • Renamed: UC/Stanford Map Librarians Group (later changed to “Libraries”)


The university of california stanford map libraries group collaboration in practice

  • Purpose of the group

    • Coordination of library activities

    • Exchange of information and resources

    • Collection development

    • Shared purchases

    • Development/maintenance of an online catalog

  • Annual meetings required


The university of california stanford map libraries group collaboration in practice

  • Interlibrary lending

    • Internal union catalogs created

    • 13 groups now participate

    • Direct requests via email and mailing

    • Impact of small and large format scanners


The university of california stanford map libraries group collaboration in practice

  • Shared purchases

    • Shared Purchase Program (UC-wide)

    • Created the need for a unified collection development plan.

    • Formal collaborative collection agreement: “Collaborative cartographic materials collection development agreement among the libraries at Stanford University and the University of California”


The university of california stanford map libraries group collaboration in practice

  • G4410-4763 Mexico

    • B (4 - esp. Baja Cfa. Sur, Campeche, Chiapas, D.F., Jalisco, Mexico (State), Nayarit, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Sinaloa, Tabasco & Yucatan)

    • LA (4 topo, naut)

    • SB (4; 3-4 naut)

    • SD (4 topo)

    • SIO (4 naut)

    • SU (4 geosci - esp. ore depos., petroleum, earthquakes, volcanoes)

  • G4810-4884 Guatemala - Panama

    • B (4)

    • LA (4 topo, naut)

    • SB (4 topo)

    • SD (4 topo)

    • SIO (4 naut)

    • SU (4 geosci)

COLLECTING LEVELS:

3 Study (noted exceptionally; assumed that most collecting at this level or higher)

4 Research

5 Comprehensive


The university of california stanford map libraries group collaboration in practice

  • Purchases over the years

    • Total amount spent so far: $327,023

    • First purchase: 1977/78

      • Sanborn maps, Northern California cities, 1884-1906 (microform): UCB UCD UCSC $416


The university of california stanford map libraries group collaboration in practice

  • Aerial photography and DOQQs, California

    • 1979/80: $25,847 (USGS)

    • 1984/85: $13,000 (EROS Data Center: Microindexes to aerial photography, 1950-1984)

    • 1985/86: $43,764 (W.A.C. Corp.)

    • 1987-1990: $142,000 (USGS NAP program)

    • 1998-2001: $32,188 (USGS DOQQs)


The university of california stanford map libraries group collaboration in practice

  • Collective cataloging

    • Maps go into Melvyl and Socrates

    • Rumsey MARC records added to Socrates and Melvyl

    • Union lists still in use


The university of california stanford map libraries group collaboration in practice

  • Collective scanning projects

    • Pre-1923 Sanborn maps of California

    • USGS topographic maps for California

      • http://www.sdc.ucsb.edu/holdings/caltopo.html


Http library ucsc edu maps ucsmg

http://library.ucsc.edu/maps/ucsmg/


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