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Map Cataloging

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Useful Cataloging Resources


Map Cataloging Powerpoint Presentation, Laura Wright & Naomi Heiser:

Map Cataloging Powerpoint.ppt 


Map Catalog Record Template:

Maps Workform (template).doc 





  • Cartographic Materials: a manual of interpretation for AACR2. 2nd ed. (edited by Elizabeth U. Mangan.) American Library Association, 2003.
  • Larsgaard, Mary Lynette. Map Librarianship: an introduction. Libraries Unlimited, 1998. (3rd ed.)
  • Andrew, Paige G. Cataloging Sheet Maps: the basics. Haworth Information Press, 2003.


For basic information on calculating scale, see Appendix B of Cartographic Materials.


Sample records (choose "MARC display" to show tagging):

The best of Boulder, Colorado : 2006-2007

Boulder Sanborn map (paper)

Boulder Sanborn map (electronic)

Colorado circa 1880 (reproduction)

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