are excited to invite you to the first event of our ANZMapS
Webinar Series for 2021:
Warping historical maps and plans: challenges and opportunities for crowdsourcing, rectifying maps and plans onto contemporary maps
Wednesday, 3 March 2021
10:00 – 11:30 Perth
11:30 – 13:00 Darwin
12:00 – 13:30 Brisbane
12:30 – 14:00 Adelaide
13:00 – 14:30 Melbourne/Sydney
– 16:30 NZ
Three approaches to turning pixels into real geographic information through public engagement:
Asa Letourneau (Public Record Office Victoria) - PROV Map Warper and how staff and public combined to overlay thousands of Parish plans onto a contemporary map of Victoria in their exact location, using the new PROV Map Warper service.
Martin Woods and Susie Russell (National Library of Australia) - NLA Map Search and the efforts of staff and citizen cartographers to overlay its diverse Australian historical map collection on open source mapping.
Peter Gersekowski, Kaye Nardella and Cecilia Tram (Qld Museum of Lands, Mapping & Surveying) - Qld Georeferencing program - exploring the history of Queensland through its maps and identify past and present features such as railways, roads, towns and cities.
Martin Woods | Director Curatorial & Collection Research | National Library of Australia