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Citing and Referencing Maps and Atlases

Cartographic Citations: A Style GuideThis printed guide by Christine Kollen, Wangyal Shawa, Mary Larsgaard is not available online but can be consulted in the Map Room [CUL classmark S696.c.201.9] or purchased.

ACLMA Guide. A comprehensive online guide from the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives, and a guide upon which many other online citation guides are based.

Citing Maps. A comprehensive guide with annotated examples (citation diagrams) from Ohio Wesleyan University.

Other online citation guides - they may have useful examples:

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