Sistemas de información geográfica para unidades de información [Geographic information systems for information units]

Aguilar-Moreno, Estefanía and Granell-Canut, Carlos Sistemas de información geográfica para unidades de información [Geographic information systems for information units]. El profesional de la información, 2013, vol. 22, n. 1, pp. 80-86. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

The aim of the paper is to serve as a gateway to the world of geographic information systems (GIS), seen as technologies to support decision-making services in libraries and information units. Through the review of various projects that make use of GIS technologies in libraries, the concept of GIS and its synergies with information units is introduced. Finally, the paper points out different contexts and situations, in relation to information units, in which GIS could be used to improve services and products by information professionals.

Spanish abstract

Se muestran los sistemas de información geográfica (Geographic Information Systems, GIS) como tecnología de soporte a la toma de decisiones en bibliotecas y unidades de información. Se presenta el concepto de GIS y sus sinergias con las unidades de información a partir de la revisión de diferentes proyectos que los utilizan en bibliotecas. Finalmente se apuntan diferentes contextos relacionados con unidades de información en los que se pueden aplicar GIS para la mejora de servicios y productos por parte de profesionales de la información.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Sistemas de información geográfica, GIS, Unidades de información, Visualización de datos, Análisis de datos, Servicios geográficos en bibliotecas, Geographic information systems, GIS, Information units, Data visualization, Data analysis, Geographic services in libraries.
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AC. Relationship of LIS with other fields .
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HP. e-resources.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HQ. Web pages.
L. Information technology and library technology
Depositing user: Mrs. Estefanía Aguilar Moreno
Date deposited: 27 Feb 2013 07:20
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:25
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/18667

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