Tag Archives: maps

Friday Fun: Historical Atlases

Here’s some fun for history and map buffs: American Panorama: An atlas of United States history, is an ongoing project at the University of Richmond that currently offers maps of The forced migration of enslaved people, 1810-1860 The overland trails, … Continue reading

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T3: Mapping Technology & Disaster Relief

Do you have 2 hours of time, a computer, and an internet connection? If so, you can make a direct impact on the relief effort in Nepal! Disaster relief efforts in Nepal, where an earthquake killed thousands of people over … Continue reading

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Citizen Wildlife Observations in WI

During the night before my job interview in Whitewater, Wisconsin, I saw an enormous, mean-looking varmint outside my motel. Yow! Since then I’ve had a couple of woodchucks trapped and relocated, and recently I’ve seen an opposum eating under a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 9

Beginning Google Maps Mashups with Mapplets, KML and GeoRSS: From Novice to Professional by Sterling Udell G70.212 .U34 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor Last week as I worked with a class on a research project, the question came up … Continue reading

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Geography Awareness Week

Geography Awareness Week, November 15-21, 2009, is upon us and has the theme of exploring the world through mapping. How are you celebrating? If nothing else, “test your geography smarts” online with one of these challenges: GeoBee Challenge (new quiz … Continue reading

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Library open for summer business

Yes, we’re open! The west-side Library building entrances are closed off for work being done on the mall all summer, but we’re still here for you so c’mon in! Following the red arrow on the map above, enter from the … Continue reading

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