Category: Maps

Recogito is an online platform for collaborative document annotation. Users can upload texts, images or tabular data into the platform and collaboratively annotate and interpret those documents. Annotations can consist of comments and tags or identify specific people, places, or events. To speed up the process, Recogito automatically searches its existing corpus of people, places, […]

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April 7, 2021

uMap is an open-source online tool for creating custom maps. Select from a wide range of OpenStreetMap basemaps and upload and add layers of data or manually place markers, lines, and polygons. Data can be exported in a variety of formats and maps can be embedded on course blogs or other websites. Why Use uMap? […]

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March 9, 2021

MapHub is a free, online tool for creating custom maps with markers, lines, and polygons, much like Google MyMaps but using the open source OpenStreetMaps. A wide variety of basemaps are available, data can be imported. The platform is powerful yet very easy to use. Why Use MapHub? Uses open source maps which avoid some […]

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January 29, 2021

Historypin is an online mapping and timeline tool oriented toward crowdsourced citizen histories and community-driven archiving projects. Contributions to the platform are added to growing, shared multimedia map of the world with geographically and chronologically tagged audiovisual historical documents. Historypin contains over 400,000 individual photographs, sound clips, and videos, uploaded and georeferenced by cultural heritage […]

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September 4, 2020

Siftr is an online platform and accompanying smartphone ‘app’ that allows groups of people to collect photographs ‘in the field’ and have those photos geo-located on a map. Developed by Field Day Lab at the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research at the University of Wisconsin Madison, Siftr is a freely available data collection and visualization […]

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May 1, 2020

The McGraw Commons is an online publishing platform for teaching and learning. Powered by WordPress, the McGraw Commons provides quick and easy website creation and a wide array of tools that encourage participation, active learning, and creative expression. Course blogs support tagging, commenting, and the inclusion of images, audio, video, and maps in posts. Why […]

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April 28, 2020

ArcGIS Online is an online version of the popular ArcGIS software.  A Geographic Information System (GIS) is software designed to store, manipulate, and analyze spatial data. Through Princeton’s ArcGIS Online portal, maps can be shared with other Princeton users or made public on the web. ArcGIS Online contains a wide array of basemaps and datasets […]

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April 28, 2020

Google MyMaps is an online tool that takes advantage of the Google Maps engine to support the creation of personal digital maps. Similar to the very familiar Google Maps, Google MyMaps allows you to choose between different base maps, add points, lines and regions, and add narrative text, audio, and video. Google MyMaps are stored […]

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April 28, 2020

StoryMapJS is a free, online tool developed by Northwestern University’s Knight Lab. Through an intuitive web interface, students can assemble a series of slides containing titles, text, images, and video and associate those slides with geographic locations. When complete, the resulting slideshow animates and illustrates a path on a map. Why Use StoryMapJS? Students can […]

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April 28, 2020

Palladio is a free-to-use online platform for generating visualizations of humanistic data that combine spatial, temporal and relational views. Palladio is completely online. Add datasets in CSV (comma separated values) format then make relational connections between tables and visualize as network graphs, maps, and galleries. Why Use Palladio? Palladio is probably the easiest way to […]

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April 28, 2020