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The Luna server hosted collection consists of digitally reproduced images of paper maps from the Cornell University Library's Map Collection. Included are maps from locations around the world, ranging in date from the nineteenth century to the present. While this collection will continue to grow, it will still only represent a fraction of the 600,000 maps, atlases, and other forms of geospatial data that make up the Map Collection. Located in Olin Library, the Map Collection is open to the public. Inquiries can be sent to olinmaps@cornell.edu.

Some 425 images from the collection have been uploaded to Shared Shelf Commons, which is a free, open-access library of images.

The Luna server also hosts a number of New York State aerial photographs from the Cornell Institute for Resource Information Systems (IRIS) Aerial Photograph Collection. This collection consists of a series of historical aerial photographs of the state of New York. Counties represented include Cayuga, Cortland, Onondaga, Seneca, Tompkins, and Wayne. Photographs range in date from 1938 to 1991 (varies county to county). The collection was produced under a Cornell University Library Faculty Grant to Eugenia M. Barnaba, Program Leader, Resource Inventory Cornell Institute for Resource Information Sciences.

04/30/2013 - 11:35am - bm19