Digital mapping can be kind of complicated, but there’s actually a surprising amount of stuff that people have made easy for us to do. This page is a work in progress, but here are some resources.

When thinking about maps and computers, you’ll run into the acronym GIS, which stands for Geographic Information Systems.

Northwestern Library’s GIS department offers workshops and one-on-one consultation.

Simple Data visualization with maps

Most of the popular tools for making charts from data can also make maps.

Storytelling with maps

More advanced tools for working with map/GIS data