Historical Newspapers of the
Rochester, New York Region
Bomb damage at number 21 Queen Victoria street, 1941.
Picture from: http://www.buzzfeed.com/lukelewis/photos-of-
londons-p...
Dinosaur BBQ in Rochester, NY
Formerly Lehigh Valley Railroad Station
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Source: http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-Internet-Mobile.aspx
NOT THE SAME THING
Digital Maps + Historical Maps =
The original map drawn by Dr.
John Snow (1813-1858), a
British physician who is one of
the founders of medical
epidemiolog...
Cholera 1832
Slide courtesy of Matt Knudsen, NYPL Maps Division, Map Warper
Digital Maps +
+ Twitter users
+ Zotero references
+ Nirvana concert videos
+ Locations in literature
+ Wind data
+ Real E...
Stay up-to-date : ESRI News, Google Geo Developers, Google Maps Mania
Play with mash-up tools
Think visually when searchin...
Google Maps API
Historical Newspapers of the
Rochester, New York Region
North Carolina Family Records Online
North Carolina Civil War Soldiers:
Follow Them Through the Conflict
Mapping Tools for Beginners
• Google My Maps
• Google Mapmaker
• Quickmaps
• Scribble Maps
• GunnMap2
• Statsilk
Connecticut Historical Map Mash-ups
Photo Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/carolinaterp/1440865270/
 Digitize your maps
 Geo-reference your maps (Map
Wa...
Wolfwalk
Source: http://library.fgcu.edu/Images/2009_FGCU_Library_Map.jpg
FREE YOUR STACK MAPS
Google Goes Indoors
QUESTIONS?
Image from http://tinyurl.com/ku5xpeq
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Digital Mapping (the technology behind Google Earth and other GPS based applications). Mobile devices, augmented reality, and crowd-sourcing have transformed maps from simple directional objects into digital tools for exploring every aspect of the world around us. Learn how to use location based services to guide users to your library, engage their interest on social networks, and enhance learning about contemporary art, local history, ancient architecture, and more.

Slides from talk by April Younglove, delivered at NYLA Conference 2013 in Niagara, NY

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    1. 1. Historical Newspapers of the Rochester, New York Region
    2. 2. Bomb damage at number 21 Queen Victoria street, 1941. Picture from: http://www.buzzfeed.com/lukelewis/photos-of- londons-past-blended-with-its-present
    3. 3. Dinosaur BBQ in Rochester, NY Formerly Lehigh Valley Railroad Station
    4. 4. • • • • • Source: http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-Internet-Mobile.aspx
    5. 5. NOT THE SAME THING
    6. 6. Digital Maps + Historical Maps =
    7. 7. The original map drawn by Dr. John Snow (1813-1858), a British physician who is one of the founders of medical epidemiology, showing cases of cholera in the London epidemics of 1854, clustered around the locations of water pumps.
    8. 8. Cholera 1832 Slide courtesy of Matt Knudsen, NYPL Maps Division, Map Warper
    9. 9. Digital Maps + + Twitter users + Zotero references + Nirvana concert videos + Locations in literature + Wind data + Real Estate Statistics + Phenology + Cancer statistics + Where America’s uninsured live + Worldcat data + . . .
    10. 10. Stay up-to-date : ESRI News, Google Geo Developers, Google Maps Mania Play with mash-up tools Think visually when searching for information Contribute when you can
    11. 11. Google Maps API
    12. 12. Historical Newspapers of the Rochester, New York Region
    13. 13. North Carolina Family Records Online
    14. 14. North Carolina Civil War Soldiers: Follow Them Through the Conflict
    15. 15. Mapping Tools for Beginners • Google My Maps • Google Mapmaker • Quickmaps • Scribble Maps • GunnMap2 • Statsilk
    16. 16. Connecticut Historical Map Mash-ups
    17. 17. Photo Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/carolinaterp/1440865270/  Digitize your maps  Geo-reference your maps (Map Warper, Georeferencer)  Crowdsource the work  Piggy-back on somebody else’s project
    18. 18. Wolfwalk
    19. 19. Source: http://library.fgcu.edu/Images/2009_FGCU_Library_Map.jpg FREE YOUR STACK MAPS
    20. 20. Google Goes Indoors
    21. 21. QUESTIONS? Image from http://tinyurl.com/ku5xpeq
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