Guides and Tutorials

A Guide to WHG

Overview, Page by Page details, FAQ

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

Creating and Publishing a Place Collection BETA

A brief guide

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