Displaying Maps Clearly Online

Today we’d like to share some exciting progress we’ve made on displaying georeferenced maps clearly online. In collaboration with the Library Software Engineering Team, we’ve been fine-tuning this process over the past several months. In short, we took some scanned historical Atlanta maps, georeferenced them, and overlaid them on a modern map using Geoserver and Leaflet. Unfortunately, they […]

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Spring 2016 Workshops

Announcing the Spring 2016 ECDS workshops! Build your digital scholarship skills on two tracks this semester. Our Digital Pedagogy workshops will cover tools and strategies for incorporating digital assignments in the classroom: Designing Your Digital Course January 20 10am-11am ECDS Aquarium Digital Storytelling February 3 10am-11:30am ECDS Conference Room Digital Writing Assignments February 17 10am-11:30am […]

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GIS Day 2015

Happy GIS Day! Every year in mid-November, on the Wednesday of Geography Week, comes GIS Day: a day to celebrate and explore the possibilities afforded by Geographic Information Systems (GIS). GIS is the ability to link databases to maps in order to display, manipulate, and analyze spatial data. We’ve had some exciting GIS and map-related […]

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Introducing The Think Tank

Are you working on a digital project or interested in digital scholarship? Join us this semester in The Think Tank on Thursday afternoons for digital scholarship open office hours. Bring your own work, and meet a community of researchers using technology for research and teaching. This is an opportunity to give and receive technical assistance, talk through project design, or explore […]

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