Digitizing and Improving Maps

The goal of our first mapping assignment this January was to take an existing map that says something about music, then digitize it and improve it in ways that would make it useful to a music scholar or a music history student. The map I chose to digitize was the...

Map-making: Trial, Error, and a Lot of Patience

I am sure every researcher has been prepped about the necessity and inevitability of failure in the research process. That being said, it still came as a surprise to me when I realized just how difficult thorough data collection is while trying to envision how I would...