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This wiki contains information about the new, OpenStreetMap-based University Map. The information here is aimed at webmasters and developers who want to make use of the various facilities offered by the map service, or who want to contribute to the underlying OpenStreetMap data on which the map is based.
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This wiki contains information about the OpenStreetMap-based University Map. This information is aimed at anyone who wants to use the more advanced facilities that the map offers, or who want to contribute to the underlying OpenStreetMap data on which the map is based. The map itself provides [https://map.cam.ac.uk/help/ help on using the standard map service].
  
The map can be accessed at http://map.cam.ac.uk/. It is currently a [[Public Beta release]] - we expect to release it as a full service in time for the start of the 2012/13 academic year.
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The map can be accessed at https://map.cam.ac.uk/.  
  
; '''[[Introduction and examples]]''' : An introduction to what you can do with the map and some examples
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There is an '''[[Introduction and examples|introduction and set of examples]]''' of what you can do with the map that you might want to start with.
  
; '''[[The Map URL API]]''' : How to link to the map to display various things.
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Please report problems, issues, etc. to the UCS Service Desk [mailto:service-desk@ucs.cam.ac.uk service-desk@ucs.cam.ac.uk].
  
; '''[[The Embedding API]]''' : How to easily embed the maps in other web pages
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==Reference==
  
; '''[[The Tile API]]''' : How to use the map tiles provided to create your own maps
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; '''[[The Map URL API|Linking to the map]]''' : How to link to the map to display various things
  
; '''[[The Database API]]''' : How to access the information database underlying the map
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; '''[[The Embedding API|Embedding the map]]''' : How to easily embed the maps in other web pages
  
; '''[[Terms and conditions, Copyright, fair use, etc.]]''' : The conditions under which the map and its associated services are made available, what you must do if you use it, etc.
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; '''[[Map_Annotation|Interactive annotation]]''' : How to interactively add points, lines, areas and text to a map that others can display, using 'Annotate the map'
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; '''[[UCamGeoJSON|Programmatic annotation]]''' : How to automatically add annotation information to the map (using [[UCamGeoJSON]])
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; '''[[Map_Export|Exporting and printing the map]]''' : How to download sections of the map in PDF or PNG formats for off-line use and incorporation in printed materials
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; '''[[The Tile API|Using the tiles]]''' : How to use the map tiles provided to create your own maps when other approaches are not suitable
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; '''[[The Database API|Accessing the database]]''' : How to access the information database underlying the map
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; '''[[Terms and conditions, Copyright, Fair Use, etc.]]''' : The conditions under which we provide the map and its associated services, what you need to do if you use it, etc.
  
 
; '''[[Accessing OpenStreetMap]]''' : How to interact with the data in OpenStreetMap
 
; '''[[Accessing OpenStreetMap]]''' : How to interact with the data in OpenStreetMap
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; '''[[FAQ]]''' : Frequently (or at least occasionally) asked questions
 
; '''[[FAQ]]''' : Frequently (or at least occasionally) asked questions
 
Please report problems, issues, etc. to the UCS Service Desk [mailto:service-desk@ucs.cam.ac.uk service-desk@ucs.cam.ac.uk] or via the on-line issue tracker at http://issues.map.cam.ac.uk/
 

Latest revision as of 22:18, 20 October 2017

This wiki contains information about the OpenStreetMap-based University Map. This information is aimed at anyone who wants to use the more advanced facilities that the map offers, or who want to contribute to the underlying OpenStreetMap data on which the map is based. The map itself provides help on using the standard map service.

The map can be accessed at https://map.cam.ac.uk/.

There is an introduction and set of examples of what you can do with the map that you might want to start with.

Please report problems, issues, etc. to the UCS Service Desk service-desk@ucs.cam.ac.uk.

Reference

Linking to the map
How to link to the map to display various things
Embedding the map
How to easily embed the maps in other web pages
Interactive annotation
How to interactively add points, lines, areas and text to a map that others can display, using 'Annotate the map'
Programmatic annotation
How to automatically add annotation information to the map (using UCamGeoJSON)
Exporting and printing the map
How to download sections of the map in PDF or PNG formats for off-line use and incorporation in printed materials
Using the tiles
How to use the map tiles provided to create your own maps when other approaches are not suitable
Accessing the database
How to access the information database underlying the map
Terms and conditions, Copyright, Fair Use, etc.
The conditions under which we provide the map and its associated services, what you need to do if you use it, etc.
Accessing OpenStreetMap
How to interact with the data in OpenStreetMap
Case Studies
Examples and case studies from people using the map
FAQ
Frequently (or at least occasionally) asked questions