http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/issue/feed Bulletin - Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) 2019-04-04T11:07:18-04:00 Eva Dodsworth edodsworth@uwaterloo.ca Open Journal Systems <p>The <cite>Bulletin</cite> is the scholarly journal of the <a href="https://acmla-acacc.ca/">Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives.</a></p><p>The ACMLA <cite>Bulletin</cite> welcomes technical papers, research articles and news items that are cartographic and GIS related. Research in the <cite>Bulletin</cite> will be of interest to librarians, scholars and students from across all academic disciplines. The journal embraces a wide range of methodologies and perspectives, values collaborative and cross-disciplinary work, community partnership, and creative approaches to scholarship.</p><p>The <cite>Bulletin</cite> is published three times a year, in March, July, and November. A call for papers is typically sent out 6-8 weeks prior to publication date.</p> http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/409 How Did Kenow Mountain Get its Name? 2019-04-04T10:50:35-04:00 Rhys Stevens rhys.stevens@uleth.ca <p>This brief article identifies the federal and provincial organizations in Canada responsible for authorizing official place names (toponyms). Included are suggested resources relevant for locating both official and historical Canadian place names. A search for Kenow Mountain, British Columbia is used to illustrate the challenges encountered when attempting to determine naming origins.</p> 2019-03-29T00:00:00-04:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/735 News Related to the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives 2019-04-04T10:50:33-04:00 Eva Dodsworth edodsworth@uwaterloo.ca 2019-04-01T14:06:21-04:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/437 Books reviewed by Rhys Stevens, Martin Chandler, and Julie Jones 2019-04-04T10:50:34-04:00 Sarah Simpkin Sarah.Simpkin@uottawa.ca <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Elborough, Travis. </span><strong><em>Atlas of the Unexpected: Haphazard Discoveries, Chance Places and Unimaginable Destinations.</em></strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> London, U.K.: White Lion Publishing, 2018. 208p. $38.99 CAN. ISBN 9781781317167</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Fu, Pinde. <strong><em>Getting to Know Web GIS, Third Edition</em></strong>. Redlands, CA: Esri Press, 2018. 486p. $94.99 US. ISBN 978-1-58948-521-1 </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lewis-Jones, Huw. <strong><em>The Writer’s Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands</em></strong>. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. 256p. $45.00 US. ISBN: 978-0-226-59663-1 </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> 2019-03-29T09:08:56-04:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/353 New Cartographic Resources: Maps, Atlases and Books 2019-04-04T10:50:34-04:00 Cheryl Woods cawoods@uwo.ca 2019-03-29T09:02:34-04:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/734 News from Canadian Associations and Universities 2019-04-04T10:50:34-04:00 Marilyn Andrews Marilyn.Andrews@uregina.ca 2019-04-01T13:52:19-04:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/725 Planetary GIS and the USGS Astrogeology Science Center 2019-04-04T11:07:18-04:00 Tomasz Mrozewski tmrozewski@laurentian.ca <p>The USGS Astrogeology Science Center is a comprehensive, open source for GIS data about extraterrestrial bodies in the solar system.</p> 2019-04-01T13:44:56-04:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/731 Situating GIS Services: New Neighbours and Spaces 2019-04-04T10:50:34-04:00 Barbara Znamirowski bznamirowski@trentu.ca <p>Between Spring of 2017 and Fall of 2018 Trent Library underwent extensive building renovations. This gave the Maps, Data &amp; Government Information Centre an opportunity to look at our space footprint and ideal layout. &nbsp;This article discusses some key factors we considered in context of trends for GIS support services.</p> 2019-04-01T13:46:40-04:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement##