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Map and Geographic Information Collections in Transition
Conference PowerPoint Presentations

May 12-13, 2005




Thursday, May 12, 2005


Future of the Paper Map


   Dr. Robert Pierce, Chief of Enterprise GIS, United States Geological Survey, The Future of the Paper Map from the USGS Perspective.

   Russell Guy, Omni Resources, Commercial View on Future of the Paper Map.

   David C. McQuillan, Map Librarian, Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina, Role of the Paper Map in Libraries.


Developing Digital Cartographic Collections


   Lily Wai and Bruce Godfrey, University of Idaho, Can Librarians make a Difference in the Geoworld? The Story of INSIDE Idaho.

   T. Wangyal Shawa, Princeton University, Collection Development Policies for Maps and Geospatial Information.

   Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Stanford University, Cooperative Collection Development and Scanning of Cartographic Materials.


Distribution and Archiving Digital Spatial Information


   Robert Chadduck, Director, Electronic Records Archives Research Program, National Archives & Records Administration, Data Archiving at the National Archives.

   Judy Russell, Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Government Printing Office Policies and Plans for Spatial Information Distribution.

   John Faundeen, EROS Data Center, Archiving Geospatial Data at EROS Data Center.






Friday, May 13, 2005


Future of Cartographic Information Collections


   Clint Brown, ESRI, Inc., The Role of GIS in Libraries for Geographic Information Management.

   Michael Goodchild, University of California-Santa Barbara, Future Directions for Geolibraries.

   Break 10:00 10:30 AM

   Allan Carroll, National Geographic Society, National Geographic: From Paper to Digital to Distributed Mapping.


Data Copyright, Licensing and Access Issues


   Harlan Onsrud, University of Maine at Orono & Chair, National Research Council Study on the Licensing of Spatial Data and Services, Licensing Geographic Data and Services: Vision for a National Commons and Marketplace.

   Tim Strawn, Harvard University, The Idea of Discovery: Planning and Implementing Access to Geospatial Data at Harvard.

   Julia Giller, USGS Technology Transfer Office, Cooperative Research & Development Agreements.

Conference Sponsors:

Library of Congress, Geography & Map Division
CUAC Users Advisory Council
ESRI, Inc.
Columbia University Press
East View Cartographic, Inc.
LuraTech, Inc
Map Link
Environmental Data Resources Inc

Novacell Technologies


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