This ArcGIS Hub site aggregates geospatial content (feature layers, tile layers, web maps, web map applications, and story maps) in ArcGIS Online. Some key types of content relate to World War II Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Maps, Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for State College, Altoona, and Erie PA; along with finding aids for locating Sanborn Insurance Maps.
Multiple State College, PA Sanborn Fire Insurance Map projects related to historical land use, census information, and Penn State student directories have been completed by Maps and GIS Assistants.
Multiple inventories of historic aerial photographs of PA have occurred to inform availability. In addition, enhancements have been made to indices of historic aerial photos.
Based on the Historical Maps of Pennsylvania website, links were added to freely available scans from the Library of Congress, the David Rumsey Collection, Penn State University Libraries, the Pennsylvania State Archives, the Free Library of Philadelphia and others.
Inventory of available PA historic base map layers in 10-year intervals between 1900 and 2019, and at 50-year intervals between 1800 and 1899.
Background on the PA Novel Coronavirus Dashboard from our initial application using data from the PA Dept. of Health.
Through a geospatial electronic media inventory, items were inventoried to provide an assessment of their usability. Through a review of electronic resources (subscription products), products were assessed for their map and geospatial content.
Twenty updated elevation profiles were published in 2018 as part of the 13th edition of the Guide to Pennsylvania Mid State Trail, Mid State Trail Association, Inc.
This project investigates the spatial variability of climate risks to libraries and archives and detail how this may change in the future under expected climate change.
This project examines the accuracy of Sanborn Fire Insurance maps.
This project focuses on the location and collection of maps and GIS resources, data, and sample projects related to diversity themes. The compilation of these resources and content occurred during the remove work period in late Spring 2020 by Maps and GIS Assistants.
A collaborative project across Big Ten Academic Alliance schools to assemble digitized map and geospatial metadata in one place with geographic and keyword searching.