Posts on September 2018
from Library Tech Talk

Merging the Old and the New: Bird’s-Eye Views of America and Leaflet Interactive Maps

Map zooming in to a location

This project's intent was to catalog, digitize, and present a selection of bird's-eye prints of American cities held by the Clements Library. The library started collecting bird's-eye views in earnest during the tenure of current director, J. Kevin Graffagnino. Looking for an innovative and unique way to display these views, Corey Schmidt, under the supervision of the Curator of Graphics Material, Clayton Lewis, began working to build an interactive display for these views....