Tag Archives: Old Maps Online

Reflecting on the launch of Old Maps Online

Now the Old Maps Online website has been live and accessible to the public for just over two weeks and the initial flurry of publicity is over we have a little time to pause and reflect on how the launch … Continue reading

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New website launched: Old Maps Online

Today sees the UK launch of a new website Old Maps Online. Created in collaboration between the Great Britain Historical GIS Project based at the University of Portsmouth and Klokan Technologies GmbH based in Switzerland and funded by JISC as … Continue reading

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Workshop: Working Digitally with Historical Maps (New York Public Library, Feb 25th)

This one day workshop includes the launch of our new Old Maps Online web site. It forms part of the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, but is being held in the South Court Auditorium of the Schwarzman … Continue reading

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UK Archives Discovery Forum Meeting (21st March 2012)

The National Archives will host a day for the United Kingdom Archives Discovery (UKAD) Forum in March again this year. This network is a collaborative group of archives and other information professionals who work towards opening up data in order to promote the … Continue reading

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Free One Day Conference: Locating the Past (London, 29th Feb 2012)

This year’s Gerald Aylmer Seminar, sponsored by the UK National Archives, the Royal Historical Society and the Institute of Historical Research, is specifically focused on historical GIS. The event will include the UK launch of our new “Old Maps Online” … Continue reading

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Old Maps Online Steering Group Meeting December 2011

Last Thursday saw the first meeting of the Steering Group for the Old Maps Online project. Held at the British Library in London it discussed the concepts behind the the new global historical map portal and the more technical side … Continue reading

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Old Maps Online project meeting November 2011

November 24th and 25th saw the first meeting of the full project team for Old Maps Online with the principal developer, Petr Pridal of Klokan Technologies GmbH, visiting the Great Britain historical GIS team in Portsmouth. Discussions over the two … Continue reading

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