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Amanda Tickner Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:07am Categories: Events

We are offering five workshops this spring semester.They are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Kathleen Weessies Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 9:09am Categories: Uncategorized

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&#039;s Minor Civil Divisions?</a>...
Amanda Tickner Monday, September 11, 2017 - 1:45pm Categories: Events
The Visualization Community Seminar Series is a place for anyone interested in visualization/data visualization to learn about emerging ideas, research and methods.
Kathleen Weessies Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 11:49am Categories:

During Fall Semester 2017, MSU students, faculty and staff have access to a new map database MapVault.

Amanda Tickner Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 9:25am Categories: Events

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

Kathleen Weessies Friday, June 9, 2017 - 2:47pm Categories: Uncategorized

An interactive map has been created which displays the land parcels selected by the State of Michigan under the Morrill Land Grant College Act. 

Kathleen Weessies Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 8:52am Categories: Uncategorized

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

Kasey Wilson Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 3:08pm Categories: Collections

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...

Amanda Tickner Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 5:17pm Categories:

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)

Amanda Tickner Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 2:02pm Categories: Events

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.


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