Bulletin - Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla <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> en-US Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:<br /><br /><p>Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/" target="_new">Creative Commons Attribution License</a> that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.</p><br /><p>Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.</p><br /><p>Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See <a href="http://opcit.eprints.org/oacitation-biblio.html" target="_new">The Effect of Open Access</a>).</p> edodsworth@uwaterloo.ca (Eva Dodsworth) edodsworth@uwaterloo.ca (Eva Dodsworth) Mon, 01 Apr 2019 14:09:43 -0400 OJS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 How Did Kenow Mountain Get its Name? http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/409 <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> Rhys Stevens ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/409 Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 News Related to the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/735 Eva Dodsworth ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/735 Mon, 01 Apr 2019 14:06:21 -0400 Books reviewed by Rhys Stevens, Martin Chandler, and Julie Jones http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/437 <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> Sarah Simpkin ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/437 Fri, 29 Mar 2019 09:08:56 -0400 New Cartographic Resources: Maps, Atlases and Books http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/353 Cheryl Woods ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/353 Fri, 29 Mar 2019 09:02:34 -0400 News from Canadian Associations and Universities http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/734 Marilyn Andrews ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/734 Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:52:19 -0400 Planetary GIS and the USGS Astrogeology Science Center http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/725 <p>The USGS Astrogeology Science Center is a comprehensive, open source for GIS data about extraterrestrial bodies in the solar system.</p> Tomasz Mrozewski ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/725 Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:44:56 -0400 Situating GIS Services: New Neighbours and Spaces http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/731 <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> Barbara Znamirowski ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://openjournals.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/acmla/article/view/731 Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:46:40 -0400