MN GIS/LIS NEWS
Spring 2010
ISSUE 60

MN GIS/LIS NEWS
The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
Conference Planning 
Salary Survey Results

State
MN Compass
TB Monitoring in Deer
Stimulus Map Phase 2

MN Geospatial Commons Planned

Regional
New Arrowhead Imagery
Metro Address Point Specs

Local
GIS in Sewer Inspections - New Brighton

Federal
New Generation Topos
Topo Anniversary
The National Map Update
Crop Productivity Index
Crop Data Layer
Census Participation Maps
Occupations Website

Non-Profits
GeoMoose New Version
ESRI Grant Program
Guide to Nonprofit GIS and Online Mapping

Other Places
SC Data Policy Development Guide
Map Quizzes

 

 


The Illustrated Guide to Nonprofit GIS and Online Mapping

Adapted from MapTogether website

MapTogether has just released its Illustrated Guide to Nonprofit GIS and Online Mapping. The free 46-page illustrated guide includes:

  • A brief introduction to mapping and GIS technology and concepts
  • Examples of successful nonprofit projects using GIS and/or mapping technologies
  • Helpful strategies for planning your own mapping/GIS project
  • A review of public data sources with freely available data
  • A brief review of free and low-cost tools for nonprofit mapping and GIS projects

The Guide is released under a Creative Commons 3.0 NC/BY/ND license.

The MapTogether project provides free map-related training and tools for community and nonprofit groups around the world. Their resources include software, data sets, online mapping services, documentation, and training resources.