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Conclusions

Sebastian Rahtz and Janet McKnight



            July 2009
Physical mapping




Google and Microsoft and all the mapping companies are
getting better all the time, but we think phys...
Time and politics




The time and political dimensions of geolocation must always
rely on specialist local knowledge
Joining up the dots




Integration with local data sources depends on knowledge of
institutional data identifiers
Thank you




• mailto:erewhon@oucs.ox.ac.uk
• http://erewhon.oucs.ox.ac.uk
• http://oxforderewhon.wordpress.com
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Conclusions on Geolocation

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One of presentations given in "Where's the University?": building an institutional geolocation service: Janet McKnight and Sebastian Rahtz, Oxford University Computing Services- parallel session given at Institutional Web Management Workshop 2009, University of Essex, 28 - 30, July 2009

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  1. 1. Conclusions Sebastian Rahtz and Janet McKnight July 2009
  2. 2. Physical mapping Google and Microsoft and all the mapping companies are getting better all the time, but we think physical location collection will be needed for a few years yet.
  3. 3. Time and politics The time and political dimensions of geolocation must always rely on specialist local knowledge
  4. 4. Joining up the dots Integration with local data sources depends on knowledge of institutional data identifiers
  5. 5. Thank you • mailto:erewhon@oucs.ox.ac.uk • http://erewhon.oucs.ox.ac.uk • http://oxforderewhon.wordpress.com
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