Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Wisconsin Digital Archives Collection Connection : Maps

Maps can show us how to get from point A to point B, but maps can also reveal patterns and trends about a variety of different topics. The Wisconsin Digital Archives has a growing collection of maps at your fingertips! Simply do an Advanced Search for the Format of Maps and all the maps in the collection will be returned as search results.

screenshot of Wisconsin Digital Archives page
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Make your Map Connection today in the Wisconsin Digital Archives and find interesting information relating to:

Natural Resources
Mouse, Globe, World Map, Symbol, Www
Courtesy of Pixabay
Asian carp in Wisconsin waters
Emerald ash borer surveys
Wolf depredations and threats
Gypsy moth quarantines

Health Statistics
Childhood lead poisoning

Education
Wisconsin public school free or reduced-price school meal eligibility

Transportation
Ferries
Railroads
Bike trails
Bus routes
Highway systems

Written by: Abbigail Swanton, Resources for Libraries and Lifelong Learning