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Maps and GIS Data

These are the resources we have that contain Maps and GIS Data.

CARLI Digital Collections

Digital collections created by member libraries of the Consortium of Academic and Research libraries of Illinois (CARLI). Subjects mostly include art, photography, and Illinois history.more info

CIA World Factbook

Online reference source containing basic country information such as maps, history, and economic information.more info

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

The David Rumsey Historical Map Collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and...more info

Government Documents Online Map Directory

Comprehensive directory of web-based and print map resources. Maintained by the Galvin Library Government Documents Depository staff.more info

Illinois Geospatial Data Clearinghouse

Access Illinois GIS data sets and documentation (metadata) for ArcIMS Interactive Map Services, USGS digital topographic maps, aerial photography, orthoimagery, orthophotography, geology, land use,...more info

Library of Congress Digital Collections

Digital collections, including the American Memory project from the Library of Congress include written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet...more info

NYPL Digital Gallery

NYPL Digital Gallery provides access to over 600,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts,...more info

Sanborn Maps of Illinois, 1867-1970

Sanborn Maps of Illinois, 1867-1970 provides digital access to large-scale historical maps of Illinois towns and cities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in...more info

The National Map

As one of the cornerstones of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Geospatial Program, The National Map is a collaborative effort among the USGS and other Federal, State, and local...more info