Old map ond the left side, up-to date online map on the right side. Just find at least three same places on both maps and you can overlay the old map over the modern maps or compare them side-by-side.
Via crowdsourcing, invite colleagues or the general public to help your institution with locating of digital map collections. Hundreds and thousands of maps can be processed and located within days or weeks and collected coordinates will enrich your existing bibliographic records.
Standardized Web Map Tile Service (OGC WMTS) is delivered immediately to all users.
The only requirement is to have the maps accesible online, with a viewer that supports IIIF standard. If not, a reliable hosting with an easy ftp upload can be provided by Klokan Technologies. More information about hosting of maps is available at Cultural heritage page.
When the images are online, a spreadsheet with links to the maps and catalogue records is required for the initial import. Please see the documentation and a sample spreadsheet at: http://help.georeferencer.com/metadata.
Before the order, please make sure you are absolutely clear in these 2 values:
A new Georeferencer project comes in following steps:
Deliverables are available at http://start.georeferencer.com/test/ (you will receive a similar page after we finish the import of your maps). Use the widgets as they are or modify create another visualisations from the linked Fusion Tables data. All your data (including MARC 034 export) can be extracted from the Fusion Tables.
The names of places change with time, the geographical position does not. Time efficiency is the greatest advantage of geographical search.
Search for any place at www.oldmapsonline.org to visit half-a-million maps from different world archives. All maps processed with Georeferencer can be easily added into OldMapsOnline website and mobile app and bring more visitors to your collections.