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Specialised Information Service Cartography and Geobdata (FID Karten)

Project object

The Specialised Information Service Cartography and Geodata (FID Karten) procures cartographic materials that are difficult to access in analogue and/or digital form, produces high-resolution scans of maps from its own holdings, further develops its own specialised databases and enriches them with freely accessible publications, provides a specialised repository and accompanies research projects with specialist advice, research and provision of suitable maps or geodata.

Project term

Jan. 2016 - Dec. 2018

Project participant(s)



Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)


Wolfgang Crom
Head of department
phone: +49 30 435 400
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz

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