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Dartmouth College Library Research Guides

Google Earth & Maps

Resources for mapping on the Internet through Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo and other online search engines.

In the Library's collection

Books about Google™ Earth are scattered throughout the collection. Check the call numbers in the online catalog to see where a book is shelved.

Relevant subject headings to use in the online catalog:

Introductory reading(s)

All about Google Earth from Wikipedia.

Where do I get the software?

Google Earth™ software is available for download here.

If you are interested in using Google Earth Pro, it is now free to download.

Help with Google Earth?

Need help with Google Earth™, click here.

There are tutorials available for mapping with Google Earth™. Click here.

Google Earth: Learn - an interactive tool to learn the features in Google Earth.

Google Earth vs. Google Earth Pro

Selected book titles


These are links to tools that help you convert data into something usable in Google Earth or Maps.

Historical mapping with Google Earth

Data for Viewing in Google Earth

From Free Government Information (FGI), these are sites that let you download a file and see the results in Google Earth. For more sites, click here. Also check various government GIS sites. They are creating KMZ files from their data for use in Google Earth.