December 2007: Volume 12.4
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40 new case studies highlight the versatility of Digimap maps and data.
A new project provides common vocabulary for coastal resources.
A Dublin Core Application Profile for cross-searching repositories for geospatial resources.
Robin Smith of the University of Sheffield extols the virtues of the geospatial portal.
DISK-UK member institutions share knowledge on Institutional Repositories.
The service delivering SeaZone marine data is on target for January launch.
Survey highlights areas of future development
The University of Dundee and the Royal College of Music join the SUNCAT family.
A pilot service to enable download of a subset of SUNCAT records in MARC format via Z39.50.
MARC 21 records for e-books licensed through the JISC national e-book observatory project.
A new Learning and Teaching manager and a new Training Officer enhance EDINA's resources.
Survey shows overall user satisfaction.
A seasonal sampler.
Upcoming conferences, exhibitions, and training events.
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