Guides and Tutorials
Navigating the WHG for Spatial Thinking
A lesson plan using the World Historical Gazetteer to make connections between named place and cartographic space, gaining exposure to key skills of spatial thinking and reasoning.
Preparing an LP-TSV format file from a spreadsheet
Step-by-step walkthrough from a spreadsheet to a valid LP-TSV file for upoad
Walkthrough: Uploading and extending data via reconciliation
Step by step tutorial for loading a sample dataset and aligning its records with 3.6m place records in our Wikidata index
WHG Asian History Lesson: Exploring the Changing Names of Cities
A sample lesson plan based on WHG
Choosing an upload data format: Linked Places (LP) or LP-TSV?
Outlining the benefits and drawbacks of each