Category Archives: Maps

Mapping Militant Organizations

http://www.stanford.edu/group/mappingmilitants/ This research project based at Stanford University “traces the evolution of militant organizations and the interactions that develop between them over time.” The purpose of the project is “to identify patterns in the evolution of militant organizations in specified … Continue reading

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Africa Map

AfricaMap http://cga-3.hmdc.harvard.edu/africamap/ Spatial data analysis is an important tool for geographers, planners, sociologists, and others, and this well-designed site by the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University will be a real boon to anyone with an interest in Africa. … Continue reading

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Digmap

Image via Wikipedia DIGMAP http://portal.digmap.eu/ Created through a novel partnership between The European Library and libraries like the National Library of Portugal and the National Library of Italy, DIGIMAP brings together thousands of historically important maps. On the DIGIMAP homepage, … Continue reading

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Traveling This Summer

If you plan to travel abroad this summer you might be interested in using the database Global Road Warrior.  Find useful and practical information on countries around the world including essential terms, points of interest, and even help on how … Continue reading

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Oregon Maps

Oregon Maps http://boundless.uoregon.edu/digcol/ormaps/index.php In the introduction to this fine collection, the curators note that “People create maps to indicate how to get from one place to another and, more broadly, to reconstruct as best as they are able the world … Continue reading

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The Atlas of Fiction

Using Google Maps, The Atlas of Fiction will show you the connection between real places and great works of fiction.

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U.S. Geological Survey Library

The largest earth science library in the world is the U.S. Geological Survey Library.  Congress authorized a Library for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1879 and it was formally established in 1882.  At the time no specific classification scheme … Continue reading

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