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Maps & Geospatial: Web-Mapping Tools

For individuals seeking resources to explore and use to display spatial data using online mapping applications for research, projects, and teaching exercises applicable across disciplines

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Tara Anthony
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Donald W. Hamer Center for Maps and Geospatial Information


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Street Maps/Directions/Points of Interest

Multiple map applications provide users with directional information, traffic, basemap options, and places of interest.

Web Mapping API Options

A web mapping api (application program interface) is chosen by developers to provide a framework for a web-based map. A brief listing of web mapping APIs are included, as these sites indicate how they can be approached from a developer perspective and source code.

Comparisons of Online Mapping Applications