<ul><li>Map Library Collections </li></ul><ul><li>One of the ten largest map libraries in the World: </li></ul><ul><li>2 m...
 
Pont, 1583-1614
Pont /Blaeu – 1654
Tioram Castle, 1748
J. Finlayson,  A plan of the Battle of Culloden… , 1746
 
 
Wood – 1821
 
Admiralty Chart:  Survey of the Frith of Forth, by George Thomas... in 1815   
 
 
 
 
Modern detailed digital mapping – OS MasterMap The most detailed Ordnance Survey mapping for anywhere in the United Kingdo...
<ul><li>Maps Website – www.nls.uk/maps </li></ul><ul><li>Over 8,000 high-resolution images of maps of Scotland (1560 to 19...
<ul><li>Collaboration with external institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Images, printouts and photocopies </li></ul><ul><li>Dig...
 
 
 
 
 
DIGMAP Project - Discovering our Past World with Digitised Maps  eContentplus Project: 2005-8  (portal.digmap.eu/)
 
 
 
<ul><li>Collaboration with external institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Images, printouts and photocopies </li></ul><ul><li>Dig...
Roy Military Survey, 1747-55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ordnance Survey Town Plans – 1847-1895 – geo-referenced overlays
Ordnance Survey, surveyed 1852
Ordnance Survey, surveyed 1852
(geo.nls.uk/maps/glasgow1857/openlayers.html)
(geo.nls.uk/maps/newpopular/google.html)
http:// geo.nls.uk/maps/loch_lomond_south/openlayers.html
 
 
Gazetteer for Scotland – mashup using NLS’ Web Map Service layers (www.geo.ed.ac.uk/scotgaz/gaztitle.html)
 
 
http://teaching.shc.ed.ac.uk/esh/msc_landscape/wtutorial/edinburghsouth.html
http://www.staremapy.cz/kml/1891-edinburgh/
 
 
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SLIC - Public Library Managers - NLS Map Library

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A brief presentation on collaborative possibilities involving public libraries and the NLS Map Library given by Chris Fleet, Temporary Map Collections Manager, 31 March 2009

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SLIC - Public Library Managers - NLS Map Library

  1. 1. <ul><li>Map Library Collections </li></ul><ul><li>One of the ten largest map libraries in the World: </li></ul><ul><li>2 million sheet maps </li></ul><ul><li>15,000 atlases </li></ul><ul><li>100,000 maps on microfilm </li></ul><ul><li>Over 1 terabyte of digital mapping </li></ul><ul><li>Also gazetteers, cartographic reference books and periodicals, and planning reports… </li></ul>
  2. 3. Pont, 1583-1614
  3. 4. Pont /Blaeu – 1654
  4. 5. Tioram Castle, 1748
  5. 6. J. Finlayson, A plan of the Battle of Culloden… , 1746
  6. 9. Wood – 1821
  7. 11. Admiralty Chart: Survey of the Frith of Forth, by George Thomas... in 1815  
  8. 16. Modern detailed digital mapping – OS MasterMap The most detailed Ordnance Survey mapping for anywhere in the United Kingdom (including towns!) can be viewed in the Map Library through a simple Viewer
  9. 17. <ul><li>Maps Website – www.nls.uk/maps </li></ul><ul><li>Over 8,000 high-resolution images of maps of Scotland (1560 to 1928). </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>During 2008: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>14.8 million hits /maps webpages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12.9 million map image views </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1,172 images and 1,611 printouts sent out </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>171 permission to publish requests </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increasing geo-referenced content from 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>13,000 more maps due online by summer 2009 </li></ul>
  10. 18. <ul><li>Collaboration with external institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Images, printouts and photocopies </li></ul><ul><li>Digitisation of public library materials </li></ul><ul><li>website linkages </li></ul><ul><li>facsimile publications </li></ul><ul><li>Scotlandsimages.com </li></ul><ul><li>Geo-referencing – geographic retrieval </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 Google mashups and shared applications </li></ul>
  11. 24. DIGMAP Project - Discovering our Past World with Digitised Maps eContentplus Project: 2005-8 (portal.digmap.eu/)
  12. 28. <ul><li>Collaboration with external institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Images, printouts and photocopies </li></ul><ul><li>Digitisation of public library materials </li></ul><ul><li>website linkages </li></ul><ul><li>facsimile publications </li></ul><ul><li>Scotlandsimages.com </li></ul><ul><li>Geo-referencing – geographic retrieval </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 Google mashups and shared applications </li></ul>
  13. 29. Roy Military Survey, 1747-55
  14. 55. Ordnance Survey Town Plans – 1847-1895 – geo-referenced overlays
  15. 56. Ordnance Survey, surveyed 1852
  16. 57. Ordnance Survey, surveyed 1852
  17. 58. (geo.nls.uk/maps/glasgow1857/openlayers.html)
  18. 59. (geo.nls.uk/maps/newpopular/google.html)
  19. 60. http:// geo.nls.uk/maps/loch_lomond_south/openlayers.html
  20. 63. Gazetteer for Scotland – mashup using NLS’ Web Map Service layers (www.geo.ed.ac.uk/scotgaz/gaztitle.html)
  21. 66. http://teaching.shc.ed.ac.uk/esh/msc_landscape/wtutorial/edinburghsouth.html
  22. 67. http://www.staremapy.cz/kml/1891-edinburgh/

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