Publications

We play an active role in disseminating useful information about maps, mapping, and data visualisation through our members magazine, peer-reviewed journal and published books. 

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The Cartographic Journal

The Cartographic Journal is an established peer-reviewed academic periodical containing authoritative articles and papers from leading international experts in all aspects of cartography.

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Cartography: an introduction

A practical guide to making better maps, including thematic cartography, web mapping and coordinate systems.

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Maplines

Maplines is our magazine, free to all members, and contains news, views and short articles about maps and mapmaking.

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A Celebration of 50 years of BCS

Published to celebrate our 50th anniversary, this beautiful book is illustrated with over 130 maps, from 1963 to 2013.

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Cartographiti

Cartographiti is the newsletter of our Map Curators’ Group. It is published periodically and covers all aspects of the map curator’s profession.

Maps and Surveys

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Maps and Surveys is the newsletter of our Historical Military Mapping Group.