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The Harvard Geospatial Library
Entry ID: hgl

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Summary
Abstract: The Harvard Geospatial Library (HGL) is a catalog and repository of geospatial
data materials held by Harvard University. HGL allows users to search for
relevant geospatial data sets and publications by defining a specific area of
interest as well as by using traditional library search terms. HGL provides
enhanced metadata and database functions designed specifically for geographic
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Description: Harvard University launched the Library Digital Initiative (LDI) in July 1998
as a five-year program to develop the University's capacity to manage digital
information.

Description: The Harvard Map Collection is the oldest map collection in America. The
collection has grown to include ca. 400,000 maps, over 6,000 atlases, and
several thousand reference books. Topographic maps, nautical charts and
thematic maps provide an excellent research collection representing all
chronological periods and notable map makers. The Map Collection also has a
strong commitment to digital resources, including historical images and the
Harvard Geospatial Library.
Service Citation
Originators: Harvard University Library
Title: The Harvard Geospatial Library
Release_Date: 2001
Provider: Harvard University Library
URL: http://calvert.hul.harvard.edu:8080/opengeoportal/
Service Keywords
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE >PLANT COMMODITIES Parameter Definition
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Access Constraints Some data available in the Harvard Geospatial Library is restricted to Harvard
faculty, staff and students and is not available to the general public. See the
layer metadata for full access restrictions.
Use Constraints This material is owned, held or licensed by the President and Fellows of
Harvard College. It is being provided solely for the purpose of teaching or
individual research. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on
other systems or other forms of distribution requires permission of the
appropriate office of Harvard University.
Ancillary Keywords
GIS
Massachusetts
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Service Provider
HARVARD/HUL > Harvard University Library, Harvard University Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://hul.harvard.edu

Service Provider Personnel
Name: HARVARD UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
Phone: 617/495-3650
Fax: 617/495-0370
Email: administration at hulmail.harvard.edu
Contact Address:
Harvard University Library
Office of the Director
Wadsworth House-1341 Massachusetts Avenue
City: Cambridge
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02138
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2004-02-18
SERF Last Revision Date: 2013-01-31
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