David J. Bertuca

David J. Bertuca

Map Librarian

116 Lockwood Memorial Library
Science and Engineering Information Center

Office Hours:

Tuesday 10-12 Thursday 1-3 Other by appointment.


MLS (cum laude): School of Information and Library Studies, State University of New York at Buffalo
BS (cum laude): School of Graphic Arts and Photography, Rochester Institute of Technology
Major: Professional Photography / Minors: Management, Psychology


Inter-disciplinary support for map-related needs and activities.

GIS and Physical Geography Librarian; liaison to Geography Dept.


Map Librarian, UB Libraries Map Collection.

Provides map/cartographic-related collections, research, and instructional support for all departments. Also provides general and specialized reference services at reference desks and via appointments.

Inter-disciplinary research assistance for cartographic materials.

Provide teaching for maps and cartographic materials, EndNote and other software applications.

Resources By Subject

UB Map Collection
Geography & Map Resources

Geographical Info Systems (GIS)

Climate & Weather Resources

Map Cataloging
Teaching With Maps
Indian Ocean Tsunami Disaster Online exhibit and resource guide

Subject / Course Guides

EndNote Starting Guide
Map Cataloger's Toolbox
Web Accessibility: Designing Web Pages for All Users DLIS Guide

Curriculum Vitae / Bio

2011 Vita

Research / Service Area


LIS571 Organization and Control of Recorded Information I, Department of Library and Information Studies, University at Buffalo (2007-2010).

LIS702 Map Cataloging. School of Graduate Education, Department of Library and Information Studies, University at Buffalo (Fall 2009).

Post-Graduate Workshops/Training Sessions:

Map Cataloging. All-day sessions to institutions and agencies (2005- ).


New Maps and Books Editor: Base line: a Newsletter of the Map and Geography Round Table (MAGERT (Map and Geography Round Table, American Library Association)). Bi-monthly column: "New Maps and Cartographic Materials, Along with Other Items of Interest." Online archive

Associate Editor for Cataloging and Metadata: Coordinates: Online Journal of the Map & Geography Round Table (e-journal) Map and Geography Round Table (MAGERT), American Library Association (2004-2011).
An online, peer-reviewed serial publication; also member of the Technical Committee, 2004-

Editor: NEMO Newsletter archive of printed editions

Editorial Board, Old Fort Niagara Publications Committee. Edit manuscripts, copy-proofing, and provide technical/layout assistance for scholarly monograph publications.

Website editorships:
North East Map Organization (NEMO)
Upstate New York Science Librarians (NYSCILIB)

Other Service Interests include: National map organizations, Map cataloging associations, regional academic library associations, campus and community map-related activities. Also serve on boards of several community organizations.

Other activities for various organizations with graphic design and layout production of newsletters, brochures, logos, and promotional materials.

Knowledge, Interests, Other

Research Interests include: History (specialty Military), Writing, Photography and Photographic Science, Graphic Design & Layout Production.

Additional knowledge background/interests: Computer Applications, Astronomy, Meteorolgy, Natural History & Sciences, Natural Disasters, and Languages.

155th New York Volunteer Reenactment Regiment, Inc. a community not-for-profit educational corporation devoted to the teaching of Civil War history.

David J. Bertuca personal website

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