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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
Update 27 May: From Monday 31st May 2021 Special Collections & Archives is open Monday-Friday (excluding public holidays) 10:00-12:30, strictly by appointment, to UCC staff and students, and members of the public. Face-to-face services at Special Collections & Archives have resumed in a limited capacity: Monday-Friday 10:00-12:30. The service is open to UCC staff and students. Please note that we will have reduced capacity due to social distancing measures, and access will be by appointment only. Walk-ins and same-day requests will not be possible. To book items & a workspace please click HERE.
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.