Maps and Map Directories

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Map Indexes, Directories & Resources

Africa South of the Sahara - Maps
Maintained by Karen Fung, Curator, African Collection, Stanford University Libraries.

British Columbia Archives
"Our archival holdings include: government documents and records; private historical manuscripts and papers; maps, charts and architectural plans; photographs; paintings, drawings and prints; audio and video tapes; film; newspapers; and an extensive library of publications with a strong emphasis on the social and political history of British Columbia and the Pacific North West."

GeoSTAC - GeoSpacial Training and Analysis Cooperative
"was formed with cooperating universites to assist in training by offering online exercises, workshops, and other training opportunities in their communities. GeoSTAC also supports
geospatial training in K-12 education.

  • itechgis - Idaho Teachers & GIS
    "is web site to support geospatial education in the K-12 communities. The web site is maintained by Idaho State University staff for use by educators in the Idaho region. The goal of this site is to network teachers using GIS in the classroom and universities."
  • Introduction to Topographic Maps
    Online tutorial by Jim Riesterer, Edited by Scott Hughes, Dan Narsavage & Diana Boyack.

Map Libraries
From CGRER's Maps and References collection of Web resources

Maps and Mapping Resources : A Guide to Select Resources on the Web
By Brenda G. Mathenia
College & Research Libraries News, October 2001

Maps/Geographic Information Systems
"This page provides starting points for finding maps and digital geographic information. Included are databases, catalogs and indexes as well as pertinent web sites."
A well organized and extensive collection of local, regional & international resources.
University Libraries Information Gateway, University of Washington

Map Librarian's Toolbox
Sections include: Cataloging & Processing ; Equipment ; Federal Depository Library Program ; Geographic Information Systems ; Map Vendors ; Reference Resources ; Supplies.
By Linda Zellmer, Western Association of Map Libraries

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


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