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

Abteilung Handschriften, Alte Drucke und Landeskunde. Sächsische Landesbibliothek- Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden

Name of the digital map collection: Kartenforum; Virtuelles Kartenforum 2.0
Web address of digitized cartographic documents: https://kartenforum.slub-dresden.de/vkviewer/
National identifier of the collection (if available): 14
The main thematic content/s of the collection: historical and recent maps of Dresden, Saxony, Germany, (Europe, the world)
The collection departmental code: -


Address: Zellescher Weg 18, 01054 Dresden, Germany
Name of contact person: Dr. Georg Zimmermann; Dominik Stoltz
Phone to contact person:
Contact person's email dominik.stoltz@slub-dresden.de

Information about the collection

The most important printed publications about the map collection: Zögner/Klemp: Verzeichnis der Kartensammlungen in Deutschland (1998) --- W. Haupt: Führer durch die Kartensammlung der Sächsischen Landesbibliothek zu Dresden (1986) --- J. C. Adelung: Kritisches Verzeichiß der Landkarten und vornehmsten topographischen Blätter der Chur- und Fürstlich Sächsischen Lande (1796)

Other important information about the collection: http://www.deutschefotothek.de/cms/kartenforum.xml https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saxon_State_and_University_Library_Dresden

The physical fund of the collection

The total size of the physical fund (also not processed): 182.000
The number of processed units in the electronic catalogue: 180.000
The number of physical units of old cartographic materials: 30.000
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The total number of individual digitized images (also unpublished): 26.000
Of this number is already published: 26.000
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): 0
The number of accessible 3D objects (globes, models, etc.): 10

Descriptive metadata

Library or archive programs used for cataloging: Libero; APS;
Standards used for metadata descriptions: METS; MODS;
Rules used to create metadata: RDA;
Methodologies used for the description: digital images: following the criteria of the Deutsche Fotothek
Indexing by: key words; subjectchronological entries; geographical entries;
Are the before mentioned selection terms exported into metadata? yes
Additional information on the method and scope of the description: All maps are seperately counted in the digital collections. Our atlases are not part of the map collections and therefore not included in the aforementioned numbers. Programme: Libero; APS The method of the description: flexible depth relating to object and user.

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: Further data access: Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek; arthistoricum.net Users of data: secondary schools, universities, Academy of science, Science institutes, publishing houses, television, radio, film production, public Providing of educational and promotional materials: yearly calendars with historical maps (since 1966)

Aggregation into higher units

Digitalized cartographic documents are eported into superior aggregates: Arthistoricum.net; Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek; Europeana;

Last data update 16/04/2021 19:48:29 by the user novotna