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Resource Discovery and Management: Map Cataloging Projects

This guide contains policies and procedures for the UW Libraries Resource Discovery and Management Division.

Projects in Progress

Project Destination location Needs encapsulation? Current status and plan
Purchases and gifts Hebard Map/Geology Map Assessed case-by-case Ongoing by all; first priority when received
       
15 min. and 30 min. topos      
    Regional Hebard Map Topo Yes Enid and Lisa currently cataloging maps of states adjoining Wyoming
       
Geology backlog Geology Map No  
    Canada maps     Complete
    World maps     Deisy currently copy cataloging
    Mexico maps     Complete
       
Orthophoto Quads Hebard Map Folio Yes Lisa currently cataloging
       
Jackson Hole National Monument set Hebard/Hebard Map Yes Complete
       
Miscellaneous Hebard gift maps Hebard Map Yes Maps are now on TS cataloging shelves; map catalogers will work on them as time permits
       
WY general highway maps Hebard Map/Geology Map Yes Collected in Tami M.'s office and sorted by county.  Selections have been made by the Heads of the Geology Library and Special Collections.  Cataloging and processing are under way.
       
GJBX TBD no In Geology; paper, fiche and maps; scanning and metadata plan in development by Bryan Ricupero and Digital Projects

Project List

Project Priority (Geology) Prioirty (Hebard) Destination location Needs encapsulation? Current status and plan
WY general highway maps G1 Assess (Tami M.) Hebard Map/Geology Map Yes In progress
National Wetlands Inventory G2 High Hebard Map Yes In progress
7.5 min. topo quads -- advance copies G3 Low TBD unknown In Geology; maps need to be counted and deduped, develop scanning plan and cataloging plan
Orthophoto Quads G4 Low Hebard Map Folio Yes In Geology; in progress
GJBX G5   TBD no In Geology; paper, fiche and maps; in progress
Flood Prone Areas maps   High Hebard Map Yes In Hebard Map already; needs evaluation and sorting
Jackson Hole National Monument set   High Hebard/Hebard Map Yes Complete
Wildlife-Fish-Vegetation prelim. range maps High Hebard Map Yes In Hebard
Miscellaneous Hebard gift maps   Medium Hebard Map Yes In progress; maps now in TS to be cataloged as time permits
WY Plats   Low/Assess Hebard Map Yes May be duplicated in microfilm
Miscellaneous Geology Workroom Maps   Low/Assess Hebard Map unknown In Hebard
Wall maps   Lowest Hebard Map Wall No Have been through conservation, awaiting cataloging
WY census block maps   Lowest Hebard Map No Collection-level record
Raised relief maps   Lowest Hebard Map No Very few of these
           
Remainders from Historic Map Room and Cage Assess Hebard Map unknown Need to be evaluated for keep/discard, then further plan can be developed
Tami's map case   Assess Hebard Map/Geology Map unknown Need to be evaluated for keep/discard, then further plan can be developed
Midwest Refining Co. maps   Assess Hebard Map? unknown In large binders in Hebard Port; needs to be evaluated
Wyoming soil maps   Assess Hebard Map   May be duplicates
Carter Oil Co. map collection   Assess Hebard Map unknown May be duplicated on microfilm; gift from the Wyoming State Archives
HMR atlases     Special Collection No Complete
           
15 min. and 30 min. topos          
    Regional         In progress (see "in progress" list for details)
    Rest of the country          
Geology backlog          
    Canada maps     Geology Map No Complete
    Rest of the world     Geology Map No In progress (see "in progress" list for details)