An open source project by Knight Lab at Northwestern University that lets users tell stories by mapping the locations of events and presenting the map in a slide-based format. Maps created with StoryMapJS have been featured by Al Jazeera, The Washington Post, and CNBC.
License: TimelineJS is released under the Mozilla Public License (MPL), version 2.0. That means that TimelineJS is free to "use, reproduce, make available, modify, display, perform, distribute" or otherwise employ.
is a custom maps tool that lets the users search for locations, add markers to maps, and import locations from a spreasheet. My Maps is also available on mobile devices and your maps are easy to share with other people.
provides the user with an easy, intuitive way to map Excel or other spreadsheet data onto a Google map. Easy Map Maker allows for customized markers and labels and maps can be viewed on mobile devices.
founded in 2010, is built on vector maps and provides a platform for customizing maps. Mapbox includes roadway, administrative, transit, and natural features layers. Data is sourced from both open source and proprietary sources.
is an open-source mapping application in development by the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University. The site allows users to upload large datasets and overlay the maps with thousands of layers, link map features to media content, and share data.