There are now two sites that offer download of from OpenStreet in varying formats, including shapefiles and GPS: CloudMade and Geofabrik (for Europe).
Supporting the â€œScholarshipâ€ in E-Scholarship
The opportunities of cyberinfrastructure have been both heralded and hyped. The express purpose of cyberinfrastructure is to enable e-scholarship: new forms of scholarship that are more information-intensive, data-intensive, distributed, collaborative, and multidisciplinary.1 But what does that mean for scholars, for academic libraries, and for campus information technology? What cyberinfrastructure strategies should colleges and universities implement to support the â€œscholarshipâ€ in e-scholarship?