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World Cup of Books

Got World Cup Fever? Love to read books from other countries? Help us build our 2014 World Cup of Books Map.

This map shows books written by authors from the different countries that have teams in the 2014 World Cup.

Add a book you like to the map:

  • Expand the map by clicking on the top right corner.expand map button
  • Login to your Google account. 
  • Click on the "Add a Marker" icon.Add marker button
  • Then click on the country on the map.
  • Type in the title and author of the book in the pop-up box.
  • Save your point on the map.

You can also e-mail us a title you like at eharring@umd.edu, and we’ll add the book for you. To follow the 2014 World Cup visit: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/.

Want to learn how to make dynamic maps like this one using Google Maps and other software such as ArcGIS online and desktop? Curious how geographic information systems (GIS) can allow you to organize, display and analyze data? Contact Eileen Harrington, Health & Life Sciences Librarian, for more information: eharring@umd.edu or 301.738.6127.

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