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WAML Publications

WAML produces two publications, the Information Bulletin and the Occasional Papers series.

Information Bulletin

The Information Bulletin (IB),(ISSN 2375-7957), is WAML's open access publication.
It is issued three times a year and includes feature articles, photo essays, association business and selected news and notes related to all forms of cartographic information, including maps, geospatial data, GIS, and all aspects of map librarianship.
Some portions of the IB website are available to WAML members only.

Index to the WAML Information Bulletin from 1969 to 2014; Vols.1-45.
Introduction to the IB Index.

IB Submission Information

To submit an article to the Information Bulletin, contact Tom Brittnacher, IB Editor:

Tom Brittnacher, Geospatial Data Curator
Cataloging and Metadata Services
UCSB Library
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010
(805) 893-2366

Articles are invited that will address the interests of the publications' audience. Individuals are encouraged to submit unsolicited articles for consideration. Reviews of atlases, books, and digital cartographic products, software, and data are welcome.

Occasional Papers

Occasional Papers are unique cartobibliograhic references and indexes essential for map librarians and useful for anyone else working with cartographic materials.

The information contained in OPs 1, 2, and 3 is available online in the Union List of Sanborn & Other Fire Insurance Maps

Catalogue of Sanborn Atlases at California State University Northridge by Gary W. Rees and Mary Hoeber. LC# 73-5773; ISBN 0-939112-01-9. 1973. $4.00. For online access, see above.

Union List of Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Held by Institutions in the United States and Canada, v.1: Alabama to Missouriby R. Philip Hoehn. LC# 76-6129; ISBN 0-939112-16-7. 1976. Available only in Microfiche. $4.00. For online access, see above.

Union List of Sanborn Fire Insurance maps held by Institutions in the United States and Canada, v.2: Montana to Wyoming; Canada and Mexico
by William S. Peterson-Hunt and Evelyn L. Woodruff; with a Supplement and Corrigenda to Volume 1 by R. Philip Hoehn. LC# 76-2129; Rev. ISBN 0-939112-03-5. 1977. Available only in Microfiche. $4.00. For online access, see above.

Index to Early Twentieth Century City Plans Appearing in Guidebooks: Baedeker, Muirhead-Blue Guides, Murray, I.J.G.R., etc., plus Selected other works to provide Worldwide Coverage of over 2,000 Plans to over 1,200 Communities, found in 74 Guidebooks
by Harold M. Otness. LC# 78-15094; ISBN 0-939112-05-1. 1978. $6.00

The Maps of Fiji: a Selected and Annotative Cartobibliography by Mason M. Green. LC# 78-24066; ISBN 0-939112-06-X. 1978. $4.00.

Microcartography: Applications for Archives and Libraries
edited by Larry Cruse, with the assistance of Sylvia B. Warren. LC# 81-19718; ISBN 0-939112-07-8. 1981. Available only in Microfiche. $4.00.

Index to Nineteenth-Century City Plans Appearing in Guidebooks: Baedeker, Murray, Joanne, Black, Appleton, Meyer, Plus Selected other Works to provide Coverage of over 1,800 Plans to nearly 600 Communities, found in 164 Guidebooks
by Harold M. Otness. LC# 80-24483; ISBN 0-939112-08-6. 1980. $6.00.

Printed Maps of Utah to 1900; an annotated Cartobibliography
by Riley Moore Moffat. LC# 81459; ISBN 0-939112-09-4. 1981. $10.00.

Index to the Information Bulletin (Volumes 1-10, 1969-1979) of the Western Association of Map Libraries
by Frances M. Woodward. LC# 83-48800; ISBN 0-939112-10-8. 1983. Available only in Microfiche. $5.00.

Map Index to Topographic Quadrangles of the United States, 1882-1940
by Riley Moore Moffat. LC# 84-21984; ISBN 0-939112-12-4. 1986. $40.00.

Nevada Directory of Maps and Aerial Photo Resources
by Mary B. Ansari and Linda P. Newman. LC# 83-26068. ISBN 0-939112-13-2. 1984. $15.00.

Cartobibliography of Separately Published U.S. Geological Survey Special Maps and River Surveys
by Peter L. Stark. LC# 89-14684; ISBN 0-939112-15-9 (hard cover). 1990. $40.00.

Topographic Mapping of Africa, Antarctica and Eurasia
by Mary Larsgaard. LC# 92-39327; ISBN 0-939112-29-9. 1993. $45.00.

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