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Campus Maps

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Appropriate Maps

Example A

  • Correct name of Institution
  • Text large and clear
  • Buildings clearly identified
  • Subject of map in middle of map
  • Text identifying subject large
  • Subject of map circled for clarity
  • Directional arrow clearly visible
  • Simple map not overburdened by detail
  • Limits of campus clearly identified
  • Could be further improved by:
    • Less detail such as sidewalks and parking lot dividers
    • Orient map so north is to top of page
    • Identify only major buildings
    • Identify only major roads and in larger type

Example A

Example B

  • Correct name of Institution
  • Text large and clear
  • Only major identifying streets are names
  • Subject of map shaded for clarity
  • Text identifying subject large
  • Subject of map clearly identified
  • Directional arrow clearly visible
  • Campus is provided a certain level of detail that does not overburden presentation
  • Area outside campus has limited detail
  • Limits of campus clearly identified
  • Could be further improved by:
    • Less detail such as sidewalks
    • Differentiate buildings and parking and roads
    • Identify some major buildings Example B

Deficient Maps

Example 1

  • Isometric
  • Too much detail
  • Illegible text
  • Subject of map almost off map
  • Text identifying subject not visible enough
  • Reference grid unnecessary
  • Directional arrow not clearly visible
  • Limits of campus not clearly identified

Example 1

Example 2

  • Too much detail
  • Illegible text
  • Subject of map almost off map
  • Text for subject almost off page
  • Text identifying subject not visible enough
  • No buildings identified
  • No directional arrow
  • Reference grid unnecessary
  • Limits of campus not clearly identified

Example 2