Map Library Blog
We are offering five workshops this spring semester.They are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.
Michigan's 83 counties are divided into villages, townships, charter townships, and cities. Collectively these units are known as Minor Civil Divisions. The differences between them relate to the degree of power they have over their administrative structure, their taxing powers, territorial...Continue reading <a href="/map-library/2017/oct/what-are-michigans-minor-civil-divisions">What are Michigan's Minor Civil Divisions?</a>...
During Fall Semester 2017, MSU students, faculty and staff have access to a new map database MapVault.
We have some new and some repeated workshops for Fall 2017! All workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged but not required.
Introduction to QGIS Make a Simple Map with Vector Data: Friday September 15th Beaumont West 3:00-4:00
An interactive map has been created which displays the land parcels selected by the State of Michigan under the Morrill Land Grant College Act.
In 1951 the State Library of Michigan, then in the Cass Building, was set on fire. State workers rushed to save as many water logged items as possible. In the picture above Michigan Department of Transportation workers are using irons to flatten maps. The recovery efforts were featured in
In 1790, The newly formed US Congress passed the Residence Act allowing for the creation of a new city ‘not more than 10 miles square’ as the seat of the Federal government. The site chosen by George Washington sat between the Potomac and Anacostia rivers making the city accessible for commerce...
We have five GIS and map related workshops coming up for Spring Semester 2017! They are free and all are welcome to attend (including community members).
Introduction to QGIS: Make a Simple Map with Vector Data - January 30 (Beaumont West)
Celebrate GIS Day on Nov. 16th by participating in a humanitarian mapping project, no GIS experience needed! Bring your laptop to the Map library CTL and join us in developing map data to aid a humanitarian project.