What is science map

If you're new to science mapping or data visualization, here's an overview

Purchase maps

Have a favorite map? Have it printed and framed to hang in your home or office!

Map maker expert

Over the years, the exhibit has employed over 240 mapmakers from around the world

see the maps

Zoom in to all 100 maps that comprise the Places & Spaces exhibit to see them in stunning detail

Exhibition venues

Browse photos of Places & Spaces exhibits from around the world and see a full list of venues


Put your institution on the map by hosting the exhibit at your university, museum, or library

Acknowledgements: This exhibit is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. IIS-0238261, CHE-0524661, IIS-0534909 and IIS-0715303, the James S. McDonnell Foundation; Thomson Reuters; the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center, University Information Technology Services, and the School of Library and Information Science, all three at Indiana University. Some of the data used to generate the science maps is from the Web of Science by Thomson Reuters and Scopus by Elsevier. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.