2018 county datasets now available on GeoData@Wisconsin

Statewide geoportal contains 1,486 public datasets that may be downloaded for free by any user.

2017 county datasets now available on GeoData@Wisconsin

In 2017 a total of 457 unique Wisconsin county datasets — all available for public download — were added to the GeoData@Wisconsin geoportal.

UW collaborators to be honored for online air photo archive

Please join us for a ceremony honoring The Changing Landscapes of Wisconsin, A Digital Archive of Historic Aerial Photographs, a UW-sponsored project picked for the Governor’s Award for Archival Innovation.

USGS historic map scanning project has strong Wisconsin ties

Project Manager Greg Allord highlights some interesting Wisconsin connections to a major USGS initiative.

Thousands of historic topographic maps now available from USGS

Over 2,800 historic maps of Wisconsin available in GeoPDF format for free.

WHAIFinder project receives Governor’s award for innovation

The “Changing Landscapes of Wisconsin” project, under which the Wisconsin Historic Aerial Image Finder was developed, has been awarded the 2011 Governor’s Award for Archival Innovation.

UW-Madison’s Robinson Map Library to partner with USGS in digital preservation project

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Arthur H. Robinson Map Library will scan and digitally archive historic USGS maps produced since 1879.

Mary Galneder

For this issue we talked with Mary Galneder who has led the UW-Madison’s Robinson Map Library for the last 38 years. She will be retiring in August.

UW-Madison selects map librarian

Jaime Martindale is the new leader of the Arthur Robinson Map Library.

UW-Madison names new map librarian

Milwaukee native returns from Cornell Univ.