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Google Map Maker links

The Scout Report has good links to CNET, Wired, and Wall Street Journal articles about Google’s Map Maker project, as well as links to the American Memory Project and the David Rumsey Map Collection:

  • With the release of Google Map Maker, users can contribute their own spatial knowledge, by Max Grinnell, The Scout Report (2011-04-22).

    In the previous millennium, those folks who wanted a high-quality map of their area might have had to go purchase or borrow an actual physical map. In recent years, online mapping tools and resources have sprouted like mushrooms after a hard rain. With all of that in mind, it is not so surprising that on Tuesday Google announced that it is allowing users to contribute changes to their very popular maps. This tool is called Google Map Maker…

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