National Library of Scotland – Map Collections

Fri, 20th Oct 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

The National Library of Scotland Map Library is one of the ten largest map collections in the World, holding around 2 million maps, as well as atlases, gazetteers, and a growing collection of digital map datasets. This visit will include a talk describing the main highlights of the map collections, their users, and the growing ways the content is delivered online through http://maps.nls.uk, as well as a brief tour to view maps themselves and storage facilities. Chris Fleet is Map Curator at the Library, where he has worked since 1994, with particular responsibilities for digital mapping.

National Library of Scotland - Maps Reading Room

159 Causewayside
EH9 1PH Edinburgh

United Kingdom

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Fiona Laing

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