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Cartographic Visual: Getting Started
A variety of different types of map or visual print resources.
Below is a list of terms and abbreviations users may encounter when consulting prints.
del., delt., delint.
Originally drawn by
lith., litho., lithog.
pub., pubd., publ.
sc., sculp., sculpt.
Below is a short list of notations that have been used for dating prints.
Used to indicate the print was produced after the date provided
Used to indicate the print is from a possible span of five years before or after the date provided
Used to indicate the print (or the source it came from) was produced over a span of years
Used to indicate the date (and/or other information) provided is not identified on the print but was obtained from a secondary source
Used to indicate there is uncertainty about the date provided
Used to indicate that a date cannot be determined, either from the print or through a secondary source
From Monday 13th September 2021Special Collections and Archives is open Monday-Thursday (excluding public holidays), strictly by appointment, to UCC staff and students, and members of the public. Individual Reading Room opening hours are as follows: Reference Reading Room & Microform Room: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 11:00-16:30 and Wednesday: 11:00-19:15. Rare Books Reading Room: Monday-Thursday: 11:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:30.
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In addition we continue offering:
Scan & Deliver for Special Collections' material including items in the Reference Reading Room, Microform and items that show Special Collections by Request / Special Collections by Appointment on the library catalogue.