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Resources for mapping on the Internet through Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo and other online search engines.
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In the Library's collection

Books about Google™ Earth are scattered throughout the collection. Check the call numbers in the online catalog to see where a book is shelved.

Relevant subject headings to use in the online catalog:

 

Introductory reading(s)

All about Google Earth from Wikipedia.

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Encyclopedia of GIS - Shashi Shekar [sic], Hui Xiong, eds.
Call Number: Baker/Berry Ref. G 70.212 .E534 2008
ISBN: 0387359753
There is an entry for mash-ups.

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Encyclopedia of geographic information science - Karen K. Kemp, ed.
Call Number: Baker/Berry Ref. G 70.212 .E53 2008
ISBN: 1412913136
There is an entry for Google Earth.

 

Where do I get the software?

Google Earth™ software is available for download here.

If you are interested in using Google Earth Pro, please contact the Evans Map Room for more information.

Help with Google Earth?

Need help with Google Earth™, click here.

There are tutorials available for mapping with Google Earth™. Click here.

Google Earth: Learn - an interactive tool to learn the features in Google Earth.

      
     

    Google Earth vs. Google Earth Pro

    Bulletin - Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives = Association des cartothèques et archives cartographiques du Canada
    Call Number: Evans Clere story Study GA 193.C3 A72 no. 136
    ISBN: 0840-9331
    The article compares both versions of Google Earth.

     

    Selected book titles

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    Geographic Visualization: Concepts, Tools and Applications - Martin Dodge, Mary McDerby and Martin Turner, eds.
    Call Number: Electronic book
    ISBN: 0470515112
    Chapter 2 in this book, "What does Google Earth mean for the Social Sciences?" is by Michael Goodchild.


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    Google Earth for everyone - Stanislao, Nic
    Call Number: Streaming video via Safari Tech Books Online

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    Google SketchUp and SketchUp Pro 7 bible - Kelly L. Murdock
    Call Number: e-Book via Safari Tech Books Online
    ISBN: 0470292296

    Tools

    These are links to tools that help you convert data into something usable in Google Earth or Maps.

     

    Historical mapping with Google Earth

    Cartographic Perspectives - North American Cartographic Information Society
    Call Number: Evans Clere story Study GA 101 .C334
    ISBN: 1048-9053
    Article by Eva Dodsworth entitled "Historical Mapping Using Google Earth." It is in number 61 Fall 2008, pages 63 - 69.

    Data for Viewing in Google Earth

    From Free Government Information (FGI), these are sites that let you download a file and see the results in Google Earth. For more sites, click here. Also check various government GIS sites. They are creating KMZ files from their data for use in Google Earth.

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