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A Digital GeoLibrary: Integrating Keywords And Place Names [chapter]

Mathew Weaver, Lois Delcambre, Leonard Shapiro, Jason Brewster, Afrem Gutema, Timothy Tolle
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We have developed and implemented a digital library that supports -but does not requiregeoreferenceable documents (i.e., documents with reference to geography through the use of a textual place name).  ...  A digital library typically includes a set of keywords (or subject terms) for each document in its collection(s).  ...  We also thank Dale Guenther of the USDA Forest Service for his help in gathering and understanding several GIS datasets.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45175-4_39 fatcat:4oj3wdlx4ngebagcikogrdgxby

A Metadata Schema for Geospatial Resource Discovery Use Cases

Darren Hardy, Kim Durante
2014 Code4Lib Journal  
Finally, we discuss a Solr implementation of the schema using a "geo" extension to MODS.  ...  We introduce a metadata schema that focuses on GIS discovery use cases for patrons in a research library setting.  ...  Goodchild et al. (1999) define a geolibrary as “a digital library filled with geoinformation and for which the primary search mechanism is place.”  ... 
doaj:fbd174b2ea714450a9ea97fce058c880 fatcat:hocs7urqozf5bnmnois5a4g6ay

A framework for evaluating geographical information

Jonathan Raper, Jason Dykes, Joseph Wood, David Mountain, Anton Krause, David Rhind
2002 Journal of information science  
This paper also outlines the architecture of a client-server geolibrary designed for information sharing.  ...  This paper introduces a framework for the evaluation of geographic information (GI), divided into representational and communicative aspects.  ...  This paper also outlines the architecture of a client-server geolibrary designed for information sharing.  ... 
doi:10.1177/016555150202800105 fatcat:s4zuhjtg7ra5xd4vsqvzt6icwa

A framework for evaluating geographical information

J. Raper, J. Dykes, J. Wood, D. Mountain, A. Krause, D. Rhind
2002 Journal of Information Science  
This paper also outlines the architecture of a client-server geolibrary designed for information sharing.  ...  This paper introduces a framework for the evaluation of geographic information (GI), divided into representational and communicative aspects.  ...  This paper also outlines the architecture of a client-server geolibrary designed for information sharing.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0165551024233931 fatcat:zjw5fawayje5tjhlz6cytjkfxm

Genre Groups in Knowledge Organization

Marek Nahotko
2016 Cataloging & Classification Quarterly  
A "geolibrary" is defined as a digital library consisting of "geoinformation," or material that can be accessed by place (National Research Council 1999) .  ...  The service will return the place name for the footprint. Alternatively, the resource may have a textual place name.  ...  As services and enabled software proliferate, it will be easier to integrate these KOSs into digital libraries.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01639374.2016.1217576 fatcat:rq6vcaz4pvambfxongpyixbide

The Map Library's Emerging Role in the Dissemination of Cartographic Information on the Internet

Patrick McGlamery, Robert G. Cromley
2001 Cartographic Perspectives  
A geo-library is a digital library filled with geo-information-information associated with a distinct area or footprint on the Earth's surfaceand for which the primary search mechanism is place.  ...  Each shape file only contained in its attribute table a name field and appropriate key field(s).  ... 
doi:10.14714/cp39.605 fatcat:h6wnt4zwwjhnjeknjhchibx2cm

A Semantic Enhanced Model for effective Spatial Information Retrieval [article]

Adeyinka K. Akanbi, Olusanya Y. Agunbiade, Sadiq Kuti, Olumuyiwa J. Dehinbo
2014 arXiv   pre-print
A lot of information on the web is geographically referenced.  ...  In particular, an integrated model that uses specific domain information extraction to improve the searching and retrieval of ranked spatial search results.  ...  A major shortcoming of these approaches is that they cannot recognize alternative names for the same place, whether they are literarily names or historical variants.  ... 
arXiv:1406.1969v1 fatcat:4mk5i3zdefgw7po5arfwmvgia4

Metadata for Geographic Information

Paula Ahonen-Rainio
2006 Journal of Map & Geography Libraries  
Metadata for digital maps is closely related to the metadata elements for conventional maps and can be enhanced by providing a sample map with the data.  ...  Users of geographic data may not be able to afford to purchase and implement a dataset that does not finally meet their needs.  ...  Search systems using these latter criteria have been developed in digital geolibraries.  ... 
doi:10.1300/j230v02n01_03 fatcat:lpuoyrnn6reltaa22dyd7otccy

Towards evidence-based, GIS-driven national spatial health information infrastructure and surveillance services in the United Kingdom

Maged N Kamel Boulos
2004 International Journal of Health Geographics  
GIS have much more to offer than the obvious digital cartography (map) functions.  ...  The term "Geographic Information Systems" (GIS) has been added to MeSH in 2003, a step reflecting the importance and growing use of GIS in health and healthcare research and practices.  ...  The success of a distributed geolibrary is largely dependent on the ability to integrate information available about a place.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1476-072x-3-1 pmid:14748927 pmcid:PMC343292 fatcat:6exn7qurkrhetn7gtkuaenul5a

INVISIP: Usage of Information Visualization Techniques to Access Geospatial Data Archives [chapter]

Stefan Göbel, Jörg Haist, Harald Reiterer, Frank Müller
Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Complex application examples or scenarios such as site planning need a lot of information, especially spatially referenced data 1 in order to find a best place for a new building or an industrial area  ...  This paper describes INVISIP and introduces GeoCrystal and SuperTable as new information visualization techniques to support users in this process.  ...  A magnifying-glass initiates a search mode offering different easy (keyword search, spatial search by geographic names) and complex (based on metadata formats) search forms for casual and advanced users  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-46146-9_37 fatcat:cd3vlbv7ovdfharyp42ohgrc4u

ThManager: An Open Source Tool for Creating and Visualizing SKOS

Javier Lacasta, Javier Nogueras-Iso, Francisco Javier López-Pellicer, Pedro Rafail Muro-Medrano, Francisco Javier Zarazaga-Soria
2007 Information Technology and Libraries  
To increase their use, and to reuse them when possible, it is vital to manage them adequately and to provide them in a standard interchange format.  ...  Knowledge organization systems denotes formally represented knowledge that is used within the context of digital libraries to improve data sharing and information retrieval.  ...  Research, Development, and Technology Innovation.  ... 
doi:10.6017/ital.v26i3.3274 fatcat:isyy7nsvmvcb7lksvjexo242hy

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2001 Cartographic Perspectives  
read the chapters of interest there, and the rest of us should await a more exhaustive and comprehensive compendium on this subject in the years to come.  ...  Throughout its existence, profiling the MAGIC user has been an important aspect of maintaining its digital geolibrary.  ...  There are no "stacks" in the map library; only atlases and reference materials relating to map reading, map projections, place names, geographic dictionaries, and similar resources.  ... 
doi:10.14714/cp39.712 fatcat:d5jocqhb4nbglp5aqgjwxjfzse

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2000 Cartographic Perspectives  
I owe thanks to so many wonderful folks, beginning with the poets who made this paper a delight to research.  ...  Virginia Haft, and husband, Jordan Zinovich; and my map-loving friends Keith Clarke, Pat Gilmartin, Martha Houle, Deborah Natsios, and Jeff Patton.  ...  place-names predominate.  ... 
doi:10.14714/cp36.828 fatcat:5ewvu6vatfgalgwt2nv3pkuzl4

MapSearch: a protocol and prototype application to find maps

Judith Gelernter
2008
Maps in physical and digital collections often are organized by region. Multi-dimensional manual indexing is time-consuming and so many maps are not indexed.  ...  Even geographers need ways to find what they need among the thousands of maps buried in map libraries and in journal articles. It is not enough to provide search by region and keyword.  ...  A gazetteer is a directory of place names, coordinates, and how places relate to one another hierarchically.  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3qn673p fatcat:tx4joutd4bemnfbq57dduemx7q

Urban geospatial digital neighborhood areas

Giovani H. Graziosi
2012
Using a selected set of seven neighborhoods in Bronx County, NY, the study integrates top-down and bottom-up boundary definitions to test the role urban GeoDNA plays for discovering local information by  ...  These datasets are analyzed using a series of Geographic Information System (GIS) processes and results are loaded into a final GeoDNA database developed according to current Geospatial Information and  ...  (Hill 2006:192) Place name Importance The names of a places are the most important identifier commonly used to associate information with the geography of places and, as Hill indicates, the concatenated  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3xk8dmd fatcat:4s4dcwtxebbcrf4blsyt2fwksy
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