Guides for Mappers and Event Planners

Choose from mapping and event planning resources.

Mapper Resources

Making the most of OpenStreetMap with the iD editor

The iD editor is the de facto, browser-based OpenStreetMap editor. iD is fast and easy to use, and allows mapping from various data sources such as satellite and aerial imageries, GPS, Field Papers or Mapillary.

Advanced OpenStreetMap with the JOSM editor

More advanced users may want to migrate to the JOSM editor at some point for improved editing efficiency or specialized needs.

Learn to Map! Videos from HOT

Visit the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team’s Learn to Map! Playlist on YouTube

OSM Institutions

Learn more about the institutions supporting OSM Geographic Awareness Week

Event Planner Resources

Event Checklist

Checklist to help in the preperation, on the day, and follow up to your event:

Event Guide

Here are helpful tips for organizing an event, from recruiting participants, logistics on the day, to follow up.

Supporters

Interested in participating? Email mapgive@state.gov to learn more. Visit this site's Github repository