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Maps & Atlases: A Research Guide: Maps & atlases

This subject guide looks at finding different maps and atlases throughout our collections. This is not an exhaustive list, but the guide does list various examples of resources within each section.

Introduction

This subject guide looks at finding different maps and atlases throughout our collections. This is not an exhaustive list, but the guide does list various examples of resources within each section.

A map is a part or all of the earth laid out on a flat sheet of paper. Most paper maps are found in the Evans Map Room. The call numbers range from G 3190 through G 9980. Kresge Physical Sciences Library has maps on geology and other scientific investigations.

An atlas is a collection of maps usually bound into a book. Atlases can also be a collection of maps grouped together but not bound into book form. The call number range for atlases runs from G 1000.3 through G 3122.

Subject Guide

Lucinda M. Hall
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