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Enter in a keyword. In the picture below, I chose New Zealand.
Under the refinements, select "Maps & GIS."
You can narrow down by map location or by online/print.
Is there a short list of the types of maps held in the Yale libraries?
The Yale University Library has many collections of maps. All maps need to be viewed by appointment.
The largest map collections on campus include:
Rare maps, atlases, and other map-like materials are included in the Beinecke's collections.
Maps held at the Library Shelving Facility (LSF) that can be delivered to libraries on campus for viewing. Depending on the access controls, the maps need to come to Marx Library or to Manuscripts & Archives for viewing.
Non-rare maps are held at Marx Library in the lower level's Map Room. We opened the map room during the academic year of 2017-2018; it is now available for appointment-based use! Questions can be directed to the Marx Library email address (Marx Library@yale.edu).
Other maps, atlases, and geospatial data are distributed around the Yale libraries. Several centers, including the Yale Center for Earth Observation, store remote sensing and geospatial data.
If you would like to identify geospatial data held within the Yale University Library, please contact a librarian for assistance.