Daily Archives: November 13, 2013

Map Making Resources

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Image by Curran. Kelleher. Retrieved from Flickr. Used under Creative Commons' licensing.

Image by Curran. Kelleher. Retrieved from Flickr. Used under Creative Commons’ licensing.

I am not sure if it’s my passion for travel or the trained geographer in me, but, I am drawn to maps. The weathered, even torn, vintage variety seems to have the strongest allure for me.

A new take on an old classic are digital maps.┬áSo when I ran across a post by Open Education Database (OEDb), I knew I wanted to pass it on to my readers. ┬áThis summer, OEDb created a link for “Do-It-Youselfers” to 20 free open source tools and data resources to help non-GIS (Geographic Information Systems) users, create maps. Click here to begin!