MAPS & GIS DATA FOR
21ST CENTURY RESEARCH
WHAT IS MAGIC?


• University
           of Connecticut Libraries Map and Geographic
 Information Center - MAGIC

• Collec...
MAGIC’S MISSION...
To provide public access to GIS data, historical
maps and aerial photographs with a focus on
Connecticut and New England.
QUICK QUESTIONS


• What   do you use from MAGIC currently?



• What   would you like to see MAGIC offer in the future?
HISTORICAL MAPS
Historical Maps
MAGIC on Flickr
HISTORICAL MAP MASHUPS


• Historical   Maps overlaid on Google Maps interface

• 1934 Aerial    Photography

• USGS Topog...
HISTORICAL MASH-UPS
HISTORICAL AERIAL PHOTOS
AERIAL PHOTO INDEXES




Shapefiles, KML and Previews
AERIAL PHOTO INDEXES IN
     GOOGLE EARTH
WEB MAPPING SERVICE (WMS)
CUSTOM MAP CREATION -
 MAGIC 2.0 ONLINE MAP
GIS DATASETS
GIS DATASETS

• Provided in NAD 83 CT State Plane and WGS 1984
 projections as shapefiles

• KML   files - for use in Google...
GIS DATA PREVIEWS




Preview in Google Maps
NEW CTSDC WEBSITE




With map friendly data (shapefiles & KML) coming soon!
AND COMING SOON...
MORE CENSUS DATA
NEW YORK, NEW HAVEN,
AND HARTFORD RAILROAD




2,000+ maps
HISTORIC RAILROAD MAPS
MORE GIS DATA!


• Connecticut   School District Boundaries - Thanks Trinity
 College!

• Census   Data - CtSDC

• Metadat...
SUMMER @ MAGIC
RELEASE SCHEDULE
TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS -
    JUNE 2010
TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS -
    JUNE 2010
WATER RESOURCE MAPS -
      JULY 2010
GEOLOGY MAPS - JULY 2010
NEW YORK, NEW HAVEN, &
HARTFORD RAILROAD MAPS
       - JULY 2010
AERIAL PHOTOS -
 AUGUST 2010
HISTORICAL MAPS -
   AUGUST 2010
WHAT FORMATS?
FULL QUALITY TIFF IMAGES
GEOREFERENCED MAPS -
  WHEN AVAILABLE
EXCITED YET?
THERE’S MORE COMING!
MAP OF THE WEEK FEATURES




Outsidetheneatline.blogspot.com
SAMPLE “GEO” CLASSROOM
          ACTIVITIES


• Mash-ups   for classroom use

• Maps   & Dataset collections
IMPROVED MAP MASH-UPS

            Searchable

              Download Images

                    Multiple Years
MAGIC WORKSHOPS!

• Mash-ups   Basics & Advanced
 Features

• Making   Maps for Presentations

• Transforming   Data into ...
HOW TO VIDEOS


• Videos   on how to create mash-ups

• Add   MAGIC data to your own research

• Creating   mash-ups from ...
PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT
NEH GRANT

• Collaboration   with Jack Dougherty of Trinity College

• Hartford Area   Maps and GIS data to be added to MA...
ON THE LINE -
DUAL MAP VIEWER
GIS SERVER


• Improved    quality for WMS images

• Streamline   internal workflow at MAGIC

• Increase   access to MAGIC ...
LET’S EXPLORE!
MAGIC@UCONN.EDU




          magic.lib.uconn.edu
SPECIAL THANKS TO
•   Jack Dougherty at Trinity College

•   CT DEP - Kevin O’Brien & Howie Sternberg

•   Bill Miller, Ca...
QUESTIONS?
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Map and GIS Data for 21st Century Research

  1. 1. MAPS & GIS DATA FOR 21ST CENTURY RESEARCH
  2. 2. WHAT IS MAGIC? • University of Connecticut Libraries Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC • Collection of over 200,000 print maps • Providehistoric maps, aerial photos, topographic maps, and GIS data via the web at: magic.lib.uconn.edu
  3. 3. MAGIC’S MISSION...
  4. 4. To provide public access to GIS data, historical maps and aerial photographs with a focus on Connecticut and New England.
  5. 5. QUICK QUESTIONS • What do you use from MAGIC currently? • What would you like to see MAGIC offer in the future?
  6. 6. HISTORICAL MAPS
  7. 7. Historical Maps
  8. 8. MAGIC on Flickr
  9. 9. HISTORICAL MAP MASHUPS • Historical Maps overlaid on Google Maps interface • 1934 Aerial Photography • USGS Topographic Maps 1890s to present
  10. 10. HISTORICAL MASH-UPS
  11. 11. HISTORICAL AERIAL PHOTOS
  12. 12. AERIAL PHOTO INDEXES Shapefiles, KML and Previews
  13. 13. AERIAL PHOTO INDEXES IN GOOGLE EARTH
  14. 14. WEB MAPPING SERVICE (WMS)
  15. 15. CUSTOM MAP CREATION - MAGIC 2.0 ONLINE MAP
  16. 16. GIS DATASETS
  17. 17. GIS DATASETS • Provided in NAD 83 CT State Plane and WGS 1984 projections as shapefiles • KML files - for use in Google Earth • GIS Dataset Previews - Using Google Maps • FGDC Metadata available
  18. 18. GIS DATA PREVIEWS Preview in Google Maps
  19. 19. NEW CTSDC WEBSITE With map friendly data (shapefiles & KML) coming soon!
  20. 20. AND COMING SOON...
  21. 21. MORE CENSUS DATA
  22. 22. NEW YORK, NEW HAVEN, AND HARTFORD RAILROAD 2,000+ maps
  23. 23. HISTORIC RAILROAD MAPS
  24. 24. MORE GIS DATA! • Connecticut School District Boundaries - Thanks Trinity College! • Census Data - CtSDC • Metadata Cleanup
  25. 25. SUMMER @ MAGIC RELEASE SCHEDULE
  26. 26. TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS - JUNE 2010
  27. 27. TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS - JUNE 2010
  28. 28. WATER RESOURCE MAPS - JULY 2010
  29. 29. GEOLOGY MAPS - JULY 2010
  30. 30. NEW YORK, NEW HAVEN, & HARTFORD RAILROAD MAPS - JULY 2010
  31. 31. AERIAL PHOTOS - AUGUST 2010
  32. 32. HISTORICAL MAPS - AUGUST 2010
  33. 33. WHAT FORMATS?
  34. 34. FULL QUALITY TIFF IMAGES
  35. 35. GEOREFERENCED MAPS - WHEN AVAILABLE
  36. 36. EXCITED YET?
  37. 37. THERE’S MORE COMING!
  38. 38. MAP OF THE WEEK FEATURES Outsidetheneatline.blogspot.com
  39. 39. SAMPLE “GEO” CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES • Mash-ups for classroom use • Maps & Dataset collections
  40. 40. IMPROVED MAP MASH-UPS Searchable Download Images Multiple Years
  41. 41. MAGIC WORKSHOPS! • Mash-ups Basics & Advanced Features • Making Maps for Presentations • Transforming Data into Maps • And more!
  42. 42. HOW TO VIDEOS • Videos on how to create mash-ups • Add MAGIC data to your own research • Creating mash-ups from MAGIC’s data • And More!
  43. 43. PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT
  44. 44. NEH GRANT • Collaboration with Jack Dougherty of Trinity College • Hartford Area Maps and GIS data to be added to MAGIC • More Map Mash-ups • $100,800 NEH Collaborative grant! • Started June 1, 2010
  45. 45. ON THE LINE - DUAL MAP VIEWER
  46. 46. GIS SERVER • Improved quality for WMS images • Streamline internal workflow at MAGIC • Increase access to MAGIC historical maps and geospatial data
  47. 47. LET’S EXPLORE!
  48. 48. MAGIC@UCONN.EDU magic.lib.uconn.edu
  49. 49. SPECIAL THANKS TO • Jack Dougherty at Trinity College • CT DEP - Kevin O’Brien & Howie Sternberg • Bill Miller, Cary Lynch, Doug Sands, Jeff Dunn, Josh Strunk, Chelsea Leiper, Tia Hogan, Tom Barchant and the rest of the MAGIC crew! • Tony Molloy, Robert Swanson, Rick O’Toole, Dave Hicking, and Raul Potenciano from UConn Libraries IT • Undergraduate Education Team, Susanna Cowan, Scott Kennedy, Brinley Franklin and the entire UConn LIbraries Staff • And you!
  50. 50. QUESTIONS?

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