We've come a long way from the quaint, but still essential, Sanborn Maps.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Technologies can produce maps, but its unique attribute is the ability to integrate, manipulate, and analyze spatial data and related statistical or descriptive data.
GIS provides tools for integrating, querying, and analyzing a wide variety of data types, such as scientific and cultural data, satellite imagery, and aerial photography, as well as data collected by individuals.
This guide provides a sample of resources loosely classified geographically and thematically for common information needs.
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Boland, Maeve A. "Geographic Information Systems." Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, edited by Carl Mitcham, vol. 2, Macmillan Reference USA, 2005, pp. 856-857. Gale Virtual Reference Library, Accessed 26 Sept. 2017