The British Library welcomes participation in this effort to georeference its treasures of historic mapping. The outcomes greatly enhance knowledge and access to these maps in a new and engaging way, and enable them to be reused and developed in future.
The British Library is grateful to all those that have participated in the map releases, and to those that continue to improve the data by adding points; their work expands knowledge of and access to these maps tremendously. In the most recent batch of new maps for georeferencing, released to the public in January 2013, Maurice Nicholson, a well-established star of BL Georeferencer, contributed the most points and georeferenced the most maps. Thank you!
To view the maps that have been placed, their locations, and the submitting participant, see Maps already georeferenced. All may be further georeferenced and visualised in Google Earth.
Below are the crowdsourcing tools that monitor activity from participants.
The top contributors are:
Top contributors pie chart (control points)
Points per contributor
Overall progress of BL Georeferencer
If you wish to discuss the project with our technical developers, please join our User Group. If you have questions regarding the maps or this project, or woudl like to be notified once more maps become available, contact email@example.com.