[Taxacom] New Paper on Mollusca

Daniel Mietchen daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 22 11:21:35 CST 2013

Hi David,

under what license would SimpleMappr maps be publishable?
I am asking because it frequently happens that open-access journals
receive manuscripts with map materials incompatible with use under a
CC BY license (e.g. Google maps).


On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 4:18 PM, Shorthouse, David
<davidpshorthouse at gmail.com> wrote:
> On the business of map production for publication (or automated via
> API), all are welcome to make use of SimpleMappr,
> http://www.simplemappr.net/ where you can see published examples under
> the "About" tab. Feedback appreciated.
> David P. Shorthouse
>> With a map one is able, at a glance, to
>> perceive information that otherwise would take some time to compile unless
>> one was already familiar with the coordinates of the localities. I have
>> often seen efforts by authors to make taxonomic papers of broader interest
>> or relevance by adding in some speculations (usually empirically baseless)
>> about biogeography. Maps would also meet that goal and provide more data at
>> the same time.
>> John
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