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

Map and Geospatial Information Center. Lewis Science Library. The Princeton University

Name of the digital map collection: Map and Geospatial Information Center
Web address of digitized cartographic documents: https://maps.princeton.edu/
National identifier of the collection (if available):
The main thematic content/s of the collection: World wide
The collection departmental code: GEOGRAPHY


Address: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544
Name of contact person: Tsering Wangyal Shawa
Phone to contact person:
Contact person's email shawatw@princeton.edu

Information about the collection

The most important printed publications about the map collection: We are Federal Depository Library that means we get most of maps published by the United States government agencies.

Other important information about the collection: http://library.princeton.edu/collections/pumagic https://catalog.princeton.edu/ and maps.princeton.edu

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: 84.500
The number of physical units of old cartographic materials:
The typology of old cartographic materials:
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The total number of individual digitized images (also unpublished): 10.000
Of this number is already published: 7.808
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.): 0

Descriptive metadata

Library or archive programs used for cataloging: GeoBlackLight;
Standards used for metadata descriptions: others;
Rules used to create metadata: AACR2/R; others;
Methodologies used for the description:
Indexing by: key words; subject entries; chronological entries; geographical entries;
Are the before mentioned selection terms exported into metadata? yes
Additional information on the method and scope of the description: Software: GeoBlackLight S tandards to describe metadata: FGDC

Services offered with digitized maps

Georeferencing (ground controlling) of maps: No
Map selection from map layouts: No
Search by map markers: Yes
Reading old fonts in the OCR: No
Full text search from legends: No
Digitization of maps on request: No
Other services: http://library.princeton.edu/collections/pumagic Further data access: GeoBlackLight Users of data: universities, public

Aggregation into higher units

Digitalized cartographic documents are eported into superior aggregates: GeoBlackLight;

Last data update 23/02/2021 22:23:51 by the user novotna