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Organisations :: Web gateways and Discussion Groups :: Websites :: The "Big 10" UK map collections
Organisations related to maps and map collections in the UK, Europe and the World
Web gateways, including discussion groups
Hosted by the Map Curators' Group in the UK and maintained by Clare Gordon and Tinho da Cruz. To join send the message: "join lis-maps FirstName SecondName" to: email@example.com
An international discussion forum for Librarians dealing with cartographic information, cartographers, remote sensors, geographers, and cartomaniacs of all types.
- MapHist Forum
Concerned with any aspect of the making and using of non-current maps. It is the continuation of the MapHist listserv (1994-2012) the web pages of which include information on Dragons and other monsters on maps.
Hosted by the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) for anyone interested in Canadian cartography, geospatial data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) issues as they pertain to libraries and archives
Hosted by the Society of Cartographers in the UK. This list is primarily aimed at practising cartographers.
Australian and New Zealand Map Society e-list
For anyone with an interest in Ordnance Survey Maps to ask questions, assist in research, and pass on information on any aspect of Ordnance Survey maps. This group was started by members of "The Charles Close Society for the Study of Ordnance Survey Maps" but is not a part of that organisation.
An email list for discussion of issues relating to geographic information systems and libraries.
The "Big 10" UK map collections The National Libraries:
and links to other important map collections
The Legal Deposit Libraries:
These libraries receive one copy each of all British publications by law. They include the National Libraries, above, plus:
Other important map collections:
These pages have been compiled by: April Carlucci (British Library Map Library); Tinho da Cruz (Department of Geography, University of Liverpool), and; Anne Taylor (Cambridge University Library). Please Contact Us with any suggestions for inclusion, and details of links that don't work.
Page last updated: 1/3/13