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

Cartoteca de Catalunya. Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya

Name of the digital map collection: Cartoteca digital
Web address of digitized cartographic documents: http://cartotecadigital.icgc.cat/
National identifier of the collection (if available): Hispana: DPD2007000043
The main thematic content/s of the collection: Old maps and pictures of Catalonia and around the world
The collection departmental code: -


Address: Parc de Montjuïc, s/n 08038 Barcelona
Name of contact person: Dr. Carme Montaner
Phone to contact person:
Contact person's email cartoteca@icgc.cat

Information about the collection

The most important printed publications about the map collection: 10 mapes de Catalunya (1606-1906). Barcelona: Rafael Dalmau Editor ; ICC, Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya, 2011 Imago Cataloniae: mapes de Catalunya, empremtes de la història : les cartes de la Catalogne, des empreintes de l'historie / [tria de les imatges i redacció de textos: Maria Carme Montaner i García ; documentació: Annamaria Casassas Ymbert]. Barcelona: Institut CArtogràfic de Catalunya : Lunwerg, 2005 Cartografia de Catalunya : catàleg general de la Cartoteca de Catalunya / Anna M. Casassas i M. Carme Montaner. Barcelona : Generalitat de Catalunya, Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya, 1992

Other important information about the collection: https://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cartoteca_de_Catalunya

The physical fund of the collection

The total size of the physical fund (also not processed): 346.615
The number of processed units in the electronic catalogue: 260.000
The number of physical units of old cartographic materials: 12.000
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The total number of individual digitized images (also unpublished): 85.990
Of this number is already published: 35.598
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): 15
The number of accessible 3D objects (globes, models, etc.): 160

Descriptive metadata

Library or archive programs used for cataloging: Virtua; Sierra;
Standards used for metadata descriptions:
Rules used to create metadata: ISBD; RDA;
Methodologies used for the description:
Indexing by: geographical entries;
Are the before mentioned selection terms exported into metadata? yes
Additional information on the method and scope of the description: Programme: Virtua and Sierra (collective catalogue) We also have our own catalogue for maps, series and atlases.

Services offered with digitized maps

Georeferencing (ground controlling) of maps: Yes
Map selection from map layouts: Yes
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: Further data access: Hispana Users of data: elementary schools, secondary schools, universities, Academy of science, Science institutes, publishing houses, television, radio, film production, documents, public Providing of educational and promotional materials: Our institution create educational materials such as maps

Aggregation into higher units

Digitalized cartographic documents are eported into superior aggregates: Europeana; Hispana; Oldmapsonline.org;

Last data update 30/05/2021 12:40:42 by the user novotna