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Title: Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative
Url: http://www.ecai.org/
Publisher: Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative
Description: Based at the University of California, Berkeley, the Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative (ECAI) is a "global consortium of people who share the vision of creating a distributed virtual library of cultural information with a time and place interface." While visitors can elect to read about the technical aspects of working on such ambitious efforts, many will want to look at the "Cultural Atlas Portal" to get a start on things. Visitors will find that the Portal contains an interactive map of the world which can be used to look for materials from Australia to North America. These cultural atlases include projects like "The Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcription Project" and "Mapping St. Petersburg". After looking over a few of these projects, visitors may wish to click on the "Community" area. Here they can learn how to contribute their own projects to ECAI or how to work with partner institutions to create a new piece of work, visitors can also find out about ongoing projects around the globe.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Libraries -- Library science. Information science -- The collections. The books -- Cataloging -- By subject, A-Z -- Cultural property
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Atlases
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Geographic information systems
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Cartography -- Digital mapping
GEM Subject: Social studies
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geography
Geography -- Cartography
Geography -- Cultural regions
Geography -- Geographic information systems (GIS)
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-09-15 13:38:37 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-09-15 13:38:37 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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