Category Archives: Maps

Map it Out

To coincide with the current exhibition at the British Library ‘Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line’, we have put together a display of some of our map related books in Aldgate Library. Maps have long been a source … Continue reading

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History of Cartography free e-books from the University of Chicago Press

Online access is free of charge: view, search, and download  “About the Project ~ The History of Cartography Project is a research, editorial, and publishing venture drawing international attention to the history of maps and mapping. The Project’s major work … Continue reading

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Maps Online David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

David Rumsey Map Collection free online database and blog at Stanford University The historical map collection has over 67,000 maps and images online. The collection includes rare 16th through 21st century maps of America, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific and the World. Popular collection categories are celestial, antique … Continue reading

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Information Visualised book display at Commercial Road Library

Graphs, tables, charts and maps are some of the ways artists and designers visualise data and information. Inspired by the current ‘Big Bang Data’ show on at Somerset House, which explores the issues surrounding the datafication of our world through … Continue reading

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Digimap off-campus access

Library Services are very pleased to say we have a new licence agreement with Digimap Ordnance Survey maps for England, Wales and Scotland (not Northern Ireland). Digimap now allows off-campus registration and downloads.

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Fieldtrip GB App & Digimap Environment Free from JISC

YouTube introduction to Fieldtrip GB App for Android and iPhone from Edina DataCentre New database from Digimap Environment on trial for free until July 2014. Edina help sheet to Digimap Environment Please let your Daphne Chalk-Birdsall, CASS Academic Liaison Librarian … Continue reading

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Digimap Roam upgraded with Carto features

Digimap Roam (link on Library Online catalogue) upgraded with Carto featuresChoose your print scale, print sizes up to A0 and view 1:500 scale maps. Digimap Roam  – link on new Library enhanced access to online resources MetCat Digimap Roam as taken on … Continue reading

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Architecture Ordnance Survey and Historic maps from Digimap

Digimap Online Ordnance survey maps of the UK guidelines on Architecture and Spatial Design Library web page Online Tutorial for Digimap Roam and Ancient Roam via YouTube (10 mins,) http://digimap.edina.ac.uk/webhelp/os/osdigimaphelp.htm#carto/carto_notes.htm Please be aware of problems with Carto message from Edina … Continue reading

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