GIS at UCD and on the Web: Citing / Referencing
Citing / Referencing
Below are some citation examples from Cartographic Citations: A Style Guide
NOTE: It may be the case that the geospatial data does not have a formal title, in instances like this, an accurate, brief title giving area and subject (if any) is formulated and put in brackets [ ] to show it is not a direct transcription from the item.
Real time map from a website:
(these are maps which utilise streaming data that is either constantly changing or changing on the basis of a defined interval)
Citation Style: Author. Map title. Date produced and time if known. Scale or resolution. "Title of complete document or site". <URL>
Example: IR Satellite Cloud Temperature. January 2, 2009, 15:36:20. Scale not given. "Weather.com Map Room". <http://www.weather.com/maps/maptype/satelliteusnational/usinfraredsatellite_large_animated.html>
Citation Style: Author. Title [format]. Edition. Place of production: Producer, Date of copyright or production.
Example: U.S. Bureau of the Census. TIGER/Line Redistricting Census 2000 on DVD. Washington, D.C.: Bureau of the Census, 2001.
Static map from a website:
Citation Style: Author. Map title.
Example: Sanborn Map Company. Insurance maps of Frankfort, Franklin Co., Kentucky, Sept 1907. Scale 1:600. "David Rumsey Map Collection". <http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~4000~470125:Insurance-maps-of-Frankfort-Kentucsort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&qvq=q:franklin%2Bsanborn%2Bfire%2Bfrankfort-sort:Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=1&trs=31> (Accessed June 20, 2009)
Example: Fraser's Map of the County of Wicklow, including the Environs of the City of Dublin. Scale not given."UCD Digital Library". <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/ivrla:437> (Accessed January 16, 2014)
Guide to Citations on Maps and Atlases (McMaster University)
Guide to Citing Geospatial Data, Maps, and Atlases (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Citing Geospatial Data Resources (University of Waterloo)