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Putting uWaterloo on the map – Google-style

The University of Waterloo Library’s Geospatial Centre helped to put more of the University of Waterloo on the map this fall! Geospatial Centre staff hosted a two-day Google Map Maker event in November, aimed at creating complete and accurate maps of the uWaterloo campuses.

This event allowed the uWaterloo community to share information about the places they know and love on campus with the world. More than 200 people registered for the event and more than 100 attended the main site in the Student Life Centre. The result has made a permanent mark on Google Maps.

Below are examples that show a change in the main campus before and after the event.



For more information on this event, contact:

Steve Xu
GIS Library Associate
s4xu@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567, ext. 38985

Eva Dodsworth
Geospatial Data Services Librarian and Geospatial Centre Coordinator
edodsworth@uwaterloo.ca
519-888-4567, ext. 36931

 

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