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This wiki contains information about the new, Open Street Map based University Map. The information here is target 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 Open Street Map data on which the map is based. Some of these pages have yet to be populated.
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This wiki contains information about the new, OpenStreetMap based University Map. The information here is target 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. Some of these pages have yet to be populated.
  
 
The map can be accessed at http://map.cam.ac.uk/, but it is currently undergoing closed trials - please email [mailto:map-admin@ucs.cam.ac.uk map-admin@ucs.cam.ac.uk] if you'd like access, explaining why you want it.
 
The map can be accessed at http://map.cam.ac.uk/, but it is currently undergoing closed trials - please email [mailto:map-admin@ucs.cam.ac.uk map-admin@ucs.cam.ac.uk] if you'd like access, explaining why you want it.
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; '''[[The Database API]]''' : How to access the information database underlying the map
 
; '''[[The Database API]]''' : How to access the information database underlying the map
  
; '''[[Accessing Open Street Map]]''' : How to interact with the data in Open street Map
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; '''[[Accessing OpenStreetMap]]''' : How to interact with the data in OpenStreetMap
  
 
; '''[[Case Studies]]''' : Examples and case studies from people using the map
 
; '''[[Case Studies]]''' : Examples and case studies from people using the map
  
 
; '''[[FAQ]]''' : Frequently (or at least occasionally) asked questions
 
; '''[[FAQ]]''' : Frequently (or at least occasionally) asked questions

Revision as of 12:53, 27 June 2012

This wiki contains information about the new, OpenStreetMap based University Map. The information here is target 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. Some of these pages have yet to be populated.

The map can be accessed at http://map.cam.ac.uk/, but it is currently undergoing closed trials - please email map-admin@ucs.cam.ac.uk if you'd like access, explaining why you want it.

Introduction and examples
An introduction to what you can do with the map and some examples
The Map URL API
How to link to the map to display various things.
The Embedding API
How to easily embed the maps in other web pages
The Tile API
How to use the map tiles provided to create your own maps
The Database API
How to access the information database underlying the map
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