Can I use that GIS data or map? by Nicholas Duggan, 2014
Included in this article is a simple guide to legal pitfalls in using GIS data and maps.
Proper citations are needed when using the following GIS materials:
- Printed or digital maps
- GIS data
- Software used to create maps or perform analysis
- An ALA style citation guide with reference to the book Cartographic Citations: A Style Guide, Second Edition.
Downloaded from George Mason University Libraries http://infoguides.gmu.edu/ld.php?content_id=20319762 on July 27, 2016.
- Boise State University Albertson’s Library:
MLA and APA styles for citing digital and printed maps, with examples.
- Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library:
A guide created with reference to other guides. Covers GIS data, maps in various forms, and aerial/satellite imagery.
- North Carolina State University Libraries:
Guidelines for citing maps in various forms, including those created by you with GIS data and software. The guidelines are not written for a particular citation style. Examples are provided.
- U.S. Library of Congress
Chicago, MLA and APA styles for citing digital maps.
- University of Waterloo Library
Basic citation forms recommended by Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA), with examples. Citation forms for GIS databases, GIS data extracted from a database, and aerial/satellite imagery are available in addition to citation forms specific to maps.
- Western Washington University Libraries
MLA and APA styles for citing maps, both on the Web and in prints, with examples. Similar to contents in Boise State University Albertson’s Library.