Cartographic and Geographic Issues for Librarians: Summer 2008

Instructor:

Gary L. Fitzpatrick

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Summer 2008

Description:

The course focuses on the geographic elements of information and the ways in which new geographic technologies offers new opportunities and challenges for librarians and information specialists. Students will be introduced to a data model that can be applied to objects, persons, and events in a way that facilitates geographic analysis.

Required Textbook:

Monmonier, M. 1996. How to Lie with Maps, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/693_fitzpatrick_SS08.pdf

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