Search results for author:"Melissa Lamont"
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Critical Human Factors in Emerging Library Technology Centers
Library Hi Tech Vol. 17, No. 4 (1999) pp. 390–95
Discusses new services that academic librarians are offering to users involving digital data, such as geographic information systems laboratories and electronic text centers. Suggests that human factors, such as management, organizational climate...
Managing Geospatial Data and Services
Journal of Academic Librarianship Vol. 23, No. 6 (1997) pp. 469–73
Geographic information systems (GIS) are commonly misconceived as expensive and complicated map makers. Although GISs do create maps, they manipulate, organize, and display information, and aid in data documentation and accessibility. Managing GIS...
Advancing the Digital Map Library
Melissa Lamont; G Ian Bowles
Information Technology and Libraries Vol. 16, No. 3 (1997) pp. 121–24
Describes the Pennsylvania County Mapper, which provides economic and social data by county and enables users to create and customize electronic thematic maps through the Internet. Discusses conditions leading to the development of the site and...