Core/ MAGIRT Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group

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Discusses the basic issues relating to bibliographic control of maps and related materials. Discusses rules and standards covering such cataloging, as well as application of the rules and principles both in general and in response to specific problems, and various practicing options.

This group is part of Core's Metadata & Collections Section.

Cataloging geospatial data

  • 1.  Cataloging geospatial data

    Posted Jun 18, 2019 10:53 AM
    Hi Tim Kiser,

    Here is an example of how Princeton University Library catalog vector data in the MARC format ( Each layer is linked to our Portal ( which has full metadata record.


    Tsering Wangyal Shawa
    GIS and Map Librarian
    Head, Map and Geospatial Information Center
    Peter B. Lewis Library, Fine Hall Wing
    Room A17, Washington Road & Ivy Lane
    Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544
    Telephone: 609-258-6804