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11. Module: Online Resources

When considering data sources for a map, there is no need to be restricted to data which you have saved on the computer you’re working on. There are online data sources which you can load data from as long as you are connected to the Internet.

In this module, we’ll cover two kinds of web-based GIS services: Web Mapping Services (WMS) and Web Feature Services (WFS).