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    • Historical Maps Online 

      Rumsey, David Y. (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2005-01-31)
      For 20 years, David Rumsey assembled a collection of more than 150,000 historical maps of the Americas and the world. Motivated by a desire to make his private map collection a free public resource, Rumsey then created an ...
    • A Mirror of Our World: Google Earth and the History of Cartography 

      Allen, David Y. (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2009-08-20)
      Google Earth is widely admired as one of the most advanced and powerful products of modern computerized cartography. It has been praised as a revolutionary new way of viewing the earth, as the first convincing attempt at ...
    • Teaching the History of Cartography: A Case for the Marriage of Special Collections and Distance Learning 

      Kovarsky, Joel (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2006-09-25)
      Very few institutions offer introductory courses in the history of cartography. Distance learning is a way to make this type of course more widely available. This paper discusses the ways in which special collections ...