Tag Archives: GIS

Introducing EarthWorks, Stanford’s new GIS data discovery application

(15 April 2015) Stanford University Libraries has announced EarthWorks, its new geospatial data discovery application. EarthWorks is a discovery tool for GIS. It allows users to search and browse the GIS collections owned by Stanford University Libraries, as well as data collections from many other institutions. Data can be searched spatially, by manipulating a map; by […]


Do-it-yourself GIS: 20 free tools & data sources for creating data maps

(21 August 2013) The world of mapping and presenting data sets through geographical representations is no longer relegated to GIS librarians and highly trained technologists. New free and open source applications now make it possible to create complex and robust data visualizations in the form of maps that display statistics and poll results. Ellyssa Kroski […]