This category lists map libraries and collections throughout the world. These libraries have digitized varying amounts of their printed map collections for viewing online; some sites display a few sample images, while most only provide descriptions of and guides to their holdings. If you are looking for online maps, a better place to start is one level up in the hierarchy at Reference: Maps. Sites in this category are listed according to institution name. The John R. Borchert Map Library at the University of Minnesota, for example, is listed under "U". You can also conduct a search restricted to this folder. For example, you can search for "California" and choose "only in Maps/Libraries" to find the listed Map Libraries with "California" in the title or description, or even "au" to show sites containing the Australian domain name.
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Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives
Information, publications, and membership application.
Broer Map Library
Thousands of online historic maps. Includes searchable index of historic maps on over 100 other online collections.
California State University Northridge - Geography Map Library
General information, collection description with sample images, and links to map resources.
Cambridge University Library: Map Department
General information and collection description.
Clark University - Guy H. Burnham Map and Aerial Photograph Library
General information, acquisitions lists, collection descriptions with sample images, and links to other sites.
Columbia University - Lehman Library - Map Collection
General information and collection guide.
Dartmouth College Library - Evans Map Room
East Carolina University - Joyner Library - Map Collection
General overview and holdings chart.
Harvard University - Map Collection
Library history, general information, an overview of map collections, and an online exhibit of Civil War map images.
Humboldt State University Library - Geospatial Resources
Collection description and map links.
Kent State University - Map Library
General information and policies.
Library of Congress - Geography and Map Division
History and background of the geography and map division, and reference services and guides. Includes a large, searchable collection of online North American maps in the public domain, dating from 1544 to present.
McGill University Libraries - Map Collection
Collection descriptions and lists and images of early Canadian maps.
Monash University - Hargrave-Andrew Library - Map Collection
Collection lists and links to other map sites.
National Library of Australia - Map Collection
Collection overview and description, online map images, and links to Australian mapping agencies and gazetteers.
National Library of Scotland - Map Library
Collection highlights including sample historic Scottish and world map images.
Newberry Library - Cartographic Collections
Collection overview and lists of holdings.
Northern Arizona University - Cline Library - Maps
Sample images of historic maps.
Princeton University Library - Map Collection
Basic collection description.
Southwest Missouri State University Libraries - Maps Collection
General map information, services, and links to map sites.
Stanford University - Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections
General information and links to online maps.
United States Geological Survey Library
General information, FAQ, and mapping information from "the largest earth science library in the world".
University of California Riverside - Science Library - Map Collection
Brief collection description.
University of California Santa Barbara - Alexandria Digital Library
Worldwide map browser and gazetteer.
University of Chicago - Joseph Regenstein Library - Map Collection
General information, collection and GIS guide, some online Chicago census maps, and links to cartographic and spatial information.
University of Connecticut - Map and Geographic Information Center (MAGIC)
Spatial data, primarily for Connecticut, historical maps, and aerial photographs.
University of Florida Map and Imagery Library
Basic collection information and map resource links.
University of Georgia Libraries - Hargrett Library - Rare Map Collection
Online images of about 800 historical maps spanning nearly 500 years. Worldwide coverage focusing on Georgia and the surrounding region.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Map and Geography Library
Library information, collection descriptions, and links to related and course resources.
University of Iowa Libraries - Map Collection
Information and holdings list for Iowa maps.
University of Kansas - Thomas R. Smith Map Collection
Collection information with sample images and links to online map-related resources.
University of Kentucky - Margaret I. King Library - Map Collection
Information on Kentucky air photos and electronic resources.
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries - Map Collection
Collection description, online maps and GIS data focusing on Boston and Massachusetts.
University of Melbourne Library - Map Section
Collection policy and guide, many scalable selected online index and historical maps, and map links.
University of Michigan - Map Library
General information, GIS tutorial, and links to other online resources.
University of Minnesota - John R. Borchert Map Library
Library information, collection descriptions, online atlas of Minnesota, and links to map sites.
University of Nevada Reno - Mary B. Ansari Map Library
General information and collection index.
University of New Brunswick Fredericton Libraries - Government Documents, Data and Maps Department
Basic department and collection information.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries - Maps Collection
General information and collection descriptions with sample images.
University of South Carolina - Map Library
General information, collection description, and links to map resources.
University of Texas at Austin - Perry-Casteneda Library - Map Collection
Includes collection of online CIA and historical maps. Worldwide coverage, with a focus on United States and Texas maps. FAQ and links to maps at other sites.
University of Toronto - Map Library
General information and detailed collection lists.
University of Washington Libraries - Map Collection and Cartographic Information Services
General and GIS information, collection policy highlights, and links to other map sites.
University of Waterloo - Map and Design Library
Online tour and detailed collection information.
Western Association of Map Libraries
Independent association of map librarians. Membership information and publications.
Yale University - Map Collection
Collection descriptions and several online maps.
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