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

Oddział Zbiorów Kartograficznych. Biblioteka Uniwersytecka we Wrocławiu

Name of the digital map collection: Biblioteka Cyfrowa Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego
Web address of digitized cartographic documents: http://www.bibliotekacyfrowa.pl/dlibra
National identifier of the collection (if available):
The main thematic content/s of the collection: Poland. Silesia
The collection departmental code: GEOGRAPHY


Address: ul. Fryderyka Joliot-Curie 12, 50-383 Wrocław
Name of contact person: Dr. Dariusz Przybytek
Phone to contact person:
Contact person's email dariusz.przybytek@uwr.edu.pl

Information about the collection

The most important printed publications about the map collection:

Other important information about the collection: https://www.bu.uni.wroc.pl/oddzialy/curie-zbiory-specjalne/oddzial-zbiorow-kartograficznych

The physical fund of the collection

The total size of the physical fund (also not processed): 25.000
The number of processed units in the electronic catalogue: 24.353
The number of physical units of old cartographic materials: 5.000
The typology of old cartographic materials: old maps; manuscript maps; old atlases;
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The total number of individual digitized images (also unpublished): 1.500
Of this number is already published: 1.100
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: Virtua;
Standards used for metadata descriptions: Dublin core;
Rules used to create metadata:
Methodologies used for the description:
Indexing by: key words; subject entries; geographical entries;
Are the before mentioned selection terms exported into metadata? some
Additional information on the method and scope of the description: Programme: Virtua

Services offered with digitized maps

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

Aggregation into higher units

Digitalized cartographic documents are eported into superior aggregates: Europeana;

Last data update 23/02/2021 22:39:02 by the user novotna