Database of the digitized map collections
map collections outside the Czech Republic

Map Collection. The Royal Danish Library

Name of the digital map collection: Digital collections
Web address of digitized cartographic documents: http://www.kb.dk/maps/kortsa/2012/jul/kortatlas/subject206/en/
National identifier of the collection (if available):
The main thematic content/s of the collection: National collection of Denmark
The collection departmental code: GEOGRAPHY


Address: Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1 1219 København K
Name of contact person: Stig Roar Svenningsen
Phone to contact person:
Contact person's email stsv@kb.dk

Information about the collection

The most important printed publications about the map collection:

Other important information about the collection: http://www.kb.dk/da/nb/samling/ks/ksintro.html

The physical fund of the collection

The total size of the physical fund (also not processed): 300.000
The number of processed units in the electronic catalogue: 23.376
The number of physical units of old cartographic materials:
The typology of old cartographic materials: old maps; manuscript maps; old atlases; old globes;
Expected final processing of the collection: After 5 and more years

The digital fund of the map collection

The total number of individual digitized images (also unpublished): 26.727
Of this number is already published: 23.376
The collection is published: on-line;
The number of files in the databases of images (i.e. voluminous maps or atlases, so more objects joined in one):
The number of accessible 3D objects (globes, models, etc.):

Descriptive metadata

Library or archive programs used for cataloging: Primo/Alma;
Standards used for metadata descriptions: MODS;
Rules used to create metadata: RDA;
Methodologies used for the description:
Indexing by: key words; chronological entries; geographical entries;
Are the before mentioned selection terms exported into metadata? yes
Additional information on the method and scope of the description: Our digital collection is also accessible through an API http://api.kb.dk/data/documentation

Services offered with digitized maps

Georeferencing (ground controlling) of maps: No
Map selection from map layouts: No
Search by map markers: No
Reading old fonts in the OCR: No
Full text search from legends: No
Digitization of maps on request: No
Other services: Users of data: elementary schools, secondary schools, universities, Academy of science, Science institutes, publishing houses, television, radio, film production, documents, public

Aggregation into higher units

Digitalized cartographic documents are eported into superior aggregates: Europeana;

Last data update 21/04/2021 17:20:33 by the user novotna