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  1. Finding cartographic materials Dr Annick ANCEAU University of Liege Earth Sciences Library Belgium 17th Conference of the LIBER Groupe des Cartothécaires TALLINN, Estonia 15-19 June 2010

  2. Do you have a map of … ? ?

  3. Do you have a map of … ? What a patron needs may be published as • a monographic map • be included in a map series • be part of an atlas, a book, a journal • a printed one • an electronic one This material may be For a patron, finding the right map is not always easy, even in the Internet Age.

  4. Do you have a map of … ? What a patron would like to know is : What maps have been published? What maps are available? How to obtain them? … What tools can you use to answer these questions? 

  5. Do you have a geologic map of Estonia?

  6. What tools? Your catalogue

  7. What tools ? : GeoKatalog GeoKatalog2 / Geoscience Internationales Landkartenhaus Stuttgart (ILH) the most comprehensive geoscientific map catalogue over the world up-to-date information on available maps from all over the world 3 loose leave volumes, updated twice a year ~ 1750p. catalogue of a map dealer → only maps available for sale

  8. GeoKatalog

  9. GeoKatalog • every important map series has sheet diagram • the state of available sheets is given • the company often produces its own sheet diagrams These sheet diagrams are very useful to know what is published, but also to sort out your collections.

  10. What tools? World mapping today World mapping today (2nd ed.) Parry R.B. & Perkins C.R. (2002) 1064 p. a benchmark of the state of the art of mapping sciences at the end of XXth century - uses a geographical classification - each geographical division begins with a short state-of-the-art of cartography in the country

  11. What tools? World mapping today

  12. What tools? World mapping today

  13. What tools? World mapping today As in the GeoKatalog, only maps available for sale are listed in this book. It also contains sheet diagrams. This book isn’t updated. “Like all benchmark surveys, it is out of date prior to publication” (WMT, Introduction) UNESCO World Heritage Centre. National mapping agencies. http://whc.unesco.org/en/mapagencies

  14. What tools ? Internet

  15. What tools ? Maps dealers on internet

  16. What tools ? Maps dealers on internet Omnimap.com Estonia Geologic and Thematic Maps Estonia Waters Map. 1:400,000. Regio. With short text booklet. Now 75% off. 65-71301 sheet, rolled $3.00 Estonian Mires (Eesti Sood) map. 1:400,000. Regio. 1993. Trilingual. Now 75% off. 65-71351 sheet, folded $3.00

  17. What tools ? Maps dealers on internet

  18. What tools ? Maps dealers on internet GEOLOGICAL / THEMATIC MAPS Bedrock Geological Map Of Estonia 1:200 000 (cd-Rom) ? Price unknown (one month ago : $ 245) Eesti geoloogiline kaart / Geological Map Of Estonia 1:2 500 000 1995 Price unknown (one month ago : $ 245)

  19. What tools ? Map publishers’ catalogue

  20. What tools ? maps available for sale what about out-of-print maps? → bibliographic databases → libraries’ catalogues → …

  21. Bibliographic databases : GeoRef

  22. Bibliographic databases : GeoRef

  23. WorldCat

  24. What tools ? Atlases ? = 505 contents note MARC 21

  25. What tools ? Atlases ? Le Burundi / Gérard Fabia -- Oro-hydrographie / Stanislas Nsabimana -- Lithologie et géologie / Jean-Claude Lambeaux -- Morphologie et structure / Françoise Cazenave-Piarrot -- Pédologie / Guy Sottiaux -- Climat I : Pluies et températures / Françoise Cazenave-Piarrot -- Climat II : Régions climatiques / Françoise Cazenave-Piarrot -- Le tapis végétal / Claude Pouilloux -- Faune / Yves Gaugris -- Histoire I : de la préhistoire au milieu du XIXe siècle / Jacques Marissal, Pierre Verin -- Histoire II : la fin du XIXe siècle / Jacques Marissal -- Histoire III : la colonisation allemande (1896-1916) / Jean-Pierre Chretien -- Histoire IV : du mandat belge à l’indépendance / Joseph Gahama, Gabriel Le Jeune -- Population / Alain Cazenave-Piarrot -- Santé / Alain Cazenave-Piarrot, Bernard Storme -- Enseignement / Bernard Capecchi -- Religions et croyances : administration religieuse / Alain Cazenave-Piarrot -- Occupation du sol I / Jean-Louis Acquier -- Occupation du sol II / Jean-Louis Acquier -- Habitat rural / Jean-Louis Acquier -- Cultures vivières / Albert Lopez, Stanislas Nsabimana -- Cultures commerciales / Bernard Capecchi -- Pêche / Albert Lopez -- Elevage / Albert Lopez -- Energie, mines et industries / Albert Lopez -- Bujumbura I : site et habitat / Pierre Sirven -- Bujumbura II : activités / Pierre Sirven -- Bujumbura III : approvisionnement / Pierre Sirven -- Gitega / Christian Goulin -- Transports et agglomérations / Christian Goulin

  26. A real example Some years ago, a geologist had to go to Republic of Georgia. Do you have a geologic map of Georgia?

  27. Geologic map of Georgia

  28. Geologic map of Georgia Omnimap.com Geologic Map of the Republic of Georgia. 1:600,000. 2003. In Georgian. One inset map, one cross-section. 65-73001 sheet, flat. $34.99

  29. Geologic map of Georgia

  30. Conclusion When a patron asks you a map, you have different tools to help him. To find the right map or the most suitable map, you can use : - the catalogue of your library - map dealers’ catalogues (printed or online) - map producers’ catalogues (printed or online) - source books - bibliographic databases - libraries’ catalogues (WorldCat, Cartomundi, …) - …

  31. Conclusion And sometimes, you need to use your imagination! Thank you for your attention.

  32. Finding cartographic materials QUESTIONS ?