"Information on Low Cost Mapping Tools for Community-based Organizations," this blog has a mixture of mapping apps/software reviews, best practices, and the experiences of those who have successfully implemented a mapping workflow as part of their work. Everything provided on this site is in the public domain and free of charge.
Provides leadership and training across a broad array of integrated mapping technologies. Develops engaging applications that leverage and build upon state-of-the-art geospatial and web technologies, and provides opportunities for researchers to learn how they can use spatial data to answer critical questions.
Supports research that uses GIS to enhance public safety. The program examines: How to use maps to analyze crime; How to analyze spatial data; How maps can help researchers evaluate programs and policies; How to develop mapping, data sharing and spatial analysis tools.