Category Archives: Maps and mapping

Everything Maps!

ARC GIS Explorer | This free GIS viewer gives you an easy way to explore, visualize, and share GIS information. It also lets you access ready-to-use Arc GIS Online basemaps and layers, fuse your local data with map services to create custom maps, … Continue reading

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Tech finds: Tools for social media, mapping, timelines, curation

Social media / Twitter / Analytics TweetLevel A tool created by the Edelman public relations firm aimed at measuring social influence. Not surprisingly, it is aimed at those in public relations and marketing, though its use extends into many areas. … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for maps, timelines, curation

Maps and mapping TileMill TileMill is an open source platform for creating maps using a CSS-like coding system. The site includes a support area for learning how to use the software and how to export maps. The TileMill suite of … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for WordPress, maps, charts, curation

Interesting technology tools and posts I came across this week. WordPress Project Argo Interesting and valuable information about a project that allowed a dozen NPR stations to create local-interest sites. The “Learn” section is especially useful, with sections on using … Continue reading

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How to use census data in your journalistic work

Going Deep with Census Demographic and Economic Data Videos and Powerpoint presentations from a McCormick Foundation workshop at Arizona State University. The workshop was called “Going Deep with Census Demographic and Economic Data.” These are a few of the presentations: … Continue reading

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Resources for maps and mapping

Community Walk Similar to Google Maps but more versatile. ____________________________________________________________ Free Vector World Maps Collection A small but useful set of world maps. Great for finding maps to customize. ____________________________________________________________ BatchGeo An excellent tool that allows you to paste information … Continue reading

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