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== North Carolina Maps: A Guide for Description and Digitization ==
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==North Carolina Maps: A Guide for Description and Digitization==
This guide is presented as a resource for librarians, archivists, museum professionals, students, and scholars who are involved in describing, digitizing, publishing, and studying historic maps of North Carolina.  The guide is a product of the behind-the-scenes work that went into the North Carolina Maps digital project produced by the UNC-Chapel Hill University Library, the North Carolina State Archives, and the Outer Banks History Center.
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[[Image:MC_150_1814le.jpg|right|thumb|400px|"North Carolina From the Latest Surveys, by Samuel Lewis," 1814. State Archives call number MC.150.1814le.]]
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This guide is presented as a resource for librarians, archivists, museum professionals, students, and scholars who are involved in describing, digitizing, publishing, and studying historic maps of North Carolina.  The guide is a product of the behind-the-scenes work that went into the [http://www.lib.unc.edu/dc/ncmaps/ ''North Carolina Maps''] digital project produced by the UNC-Chapel Hill University Library, the North Carolina State Archives, and the Outer Banks History Center.
  
 
===Describing North Carolina Maps===
 
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[[Metadata Schema|''North Carolina Maps'' Metadata Schema]]
 
[[Metadata Schema|''North Carolina Maps'' Metadata Schema]]
  
[[Finding Coordinates]]
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[[Subject - Details|Describing Layers of Detail in Maps]]
  
[[North Carolina Counties: Bounding Coordinates]]
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[[Relief|Describing Relief in Maps]]
  
[[North Carolina Regions]]
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[[Cataloging Tools|Map Cataloging Tools Available Online]]
  
[[Relief]]
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[[General information on Georeferencing]]
  
[[Subject: Layer]]
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[[Steps for Georeferencing Historic NC Maps]]
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[[Compound Objects]]
  
 
===Studying North Carolina Maps===
 
===Studying North Carolina Maps===
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[[Glossary]]
 
[[Glossary]]
  
[[North Carolina Counties: Date Founded]]
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[[Bibliography]]
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[[North Carolina Counties: Date Founded|Table of North Carolina Counties by Date Founded]]
  
 
===Digitizing North Carolina Maps===
 
===Digitizing North Carolina Maps===
  
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[[Digitization at UNC-Chapel Hill]]
  
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[[Digitization at the North Carolina State Archives]]
  
  
[[Bibliography]]
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Latest revision as of 17:05, 24 May 2010

North Carolina Maps: A Guide for Description and Digitization


"North Carolina From the Latest Surveys, by Samuel Lewis," 1814. State Archives call number MC.150.1814le.

This guide is presented as a resource for librarians, archivists, museum professionals, students, and scholars who are involved in describing, digitizing, publishing, and studying historic maps of North Carolina. The guide is a product of the behind-the-scenes work that went into the North Carolina Maps digital project produced by the UNC-Chapel Hill University Library, the North Carolina State Archives, and the Outer Banks History Center.

Describing North Carolina Maps

North Carolina Maps Metadata Schema

Describing Layers of Detail in Maps

Describing Relief in Maps

Map Cataloging Tools Available Online

General information on Georeferencing

Steps for Georeferencing Historic NC Maps

Compound Objects

Studying North Carolina Maps

Glossary

Bibliography

Table of North Carolina Counties by Date Founded

Digitizing North Carolina Maps

Digitization at UNC-Chapel Hill

Digitization at the North Carolina State Archives



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