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Selected Journals and Online Books

(See also the Journals and Web Articles sections of the Map History / History of Cartography web site)

Index to articles in journals on the history of cartography

Cartographica. 'The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization'. The top ten most-cited articles are freely available online. 

Cartographica Helvetica. "The leading German-speaking journal on the history of cartography".

Cartography and Geoinformation. From the Croatian Cartographic Society. Articles available as pdf files in English and Croatian.

Coordinates. Online journal of the Map and Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT) of the American Library Association. Includes useful bibliography in Recent Trends in the History of Cartography: A Selective, Annotated Bibliography to the English-Language Literature by Matthew H. Edney.

Current Geographical Publications. Bibliographical references to books, articles, pamphlets, maps and atlases, etc. in the American Geographical Society Collection of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee [CUL classmark L690.b.9]. In 2006, the format changed to include the tables of contents of current geographical journals which are available online. 

e_Perimetron. International e-journal on sciences and technologies related to history of cartography and maps. Principal aim of the journal is: To couple issues on history of cartography and maps with a variety of possibilities offered by the new digital information and communication technologies. 

Imago Mundi. Scholarly periodical devoted exclusively to the history of pre-modern maps, mapping, and map-related ideas from anywhere in the world. Additional information available here. Older issues are available online ; Raven password required for off-campus access. Printed issues are available at T696.b.1.

Journal of Maps. Registration (free) is required. 

Journal of Map & Geography Libraries (Geoscapes). Access is restricted to authorised University of Cambridge users. Printed copy is available at L696.c.43. Now also available in hard copy as a separate but related publication 

Mappa.Mundi Magazine. "Examines information discovery on the Internet via an eclectic mix of ideas about technology, history, and the future of cyberspace".

Mapping of New York State: A Study in the History of Cartography. e-book by David Yehling Allen.

The Old Map. Dedicated to the study of Asian cartography. Some articles are available online.


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