Welcome to my workshop “Free Geographic Information Systems: Hacking Google Maps and More!” Below is a list of links we will be looking at in class today. I’ve dumped them on this page so they will be easy to use! Also, here is a link to my slides in case you want to refer back to them at any time!
Fun Online Things
Also: http://www.maphistory.info/ – former Map Librarian, British Library, London
For heavier geocoding…
Google Geocode API –
http://code.google.com/apis/maps/documentation/geocoding/ (only 2500
requests per day for free use)
Bing/MS – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff701734.aspx
Geocommons geocoder – https://github.com/geocommons/geocoder (it’s
based on the TIGER/Line federal data which isn’t that great but has no
You will need a google account for this.
Quantum GIS – Open Source GIS platform – http://www.qgis.org/
Open Street Map – http://www.openstreetmap.org/
Geocommons – online map making application – http://geocommons.com/