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Title: Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative
Url: https://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)
Resource Type: Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Graph
Format: Document -- PDF
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative
Access Rights: Free access
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