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Georeferencer
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The easiest way to turn an image into a map
The easiest way to turn an image into a map

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The @klokantech team in a laser game arena - evening after active coding sprint on the new Georeferencer.com!
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#Georeferencing  thanks to #crowdsourcing done! More than 2,700 #maps from the collection of the British Library were completed by volunteers in just seven weeks! The precise location of each scanned map is now known.

All maps may be accessed here: http://www.bl.uk/maps/georeferencingmap.html

More info at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/magnificentmaps/2014/01/done-2700-maps-georeferenced-by-volunteers.html
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Kimberly Kowal from the British Library explains how to clip #maps after points have been allocated in the #Georeferencer.

Do you want to join this project? Visit http://www.bl.uk/maps/
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Facebook app for #georeferencing of new digitized #maps from the BL available now! Contribute and explore historic places all over the globe! You can compete with your friends. Who will win? 

https://apps.facebook.com/georeferencer/
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Help the British Library with use of #Georeferencer to place new digitized #maps! Two new collections available! Nearly 2800 more maps require identification of their locations. #Crowdsourcing - top contributor will be publicly announced!
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There has been published an article where the by C. Fleet, K. Kowal and P. Pridal in: "#Georeferencer: Crowdsourced Georeferencing for Map Library Collections." The key success factors behind #crowdsourcing georeferencing are presented as well as future developments. 
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#Crowdsourcing project at the British Library to gather metadata on its historical #map collections invites the public to interact with map treasures in a new way. 
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The British Library #Georeferencer made by Klokan Technologies has been shortlisted for the Museums+Heritage Awards 2013 for Excellence.

http://www.museumsandheritage.com/show/awards/award-winners-2013
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Kimberly Kowal from the British Library speaks about her job and the #georeferencer: Kimberly Kowal, Lead Curator Digital Mapping.

How can we use digital mapping? #Georeferencer - connecting researchers, #maps and technologies.
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