What's in this Guide?
This guide provides access to a number of resources that should assist you as you research and prepare your final project.
The two books listed below describe maps and cartography in general, how maps are produced, and how to read and use maps.
The tab, Maps, suggests ways to find maps in the UNC Library, and on digital sites.
The tab, Other Resources, points to tools to help you manage your research.
Guides and Handbooks
The two books below are helpful introductions to different types of maps and how to read and interpret them.
- Map Use: Reading, Analysis, and Interpretation Davis Library, GA105.3 .M83 2011. 7th ed.
- Map Librarianship: An Introduction Online, and SILS Library, Z692.M3 L37 1998. Good discussion of different types of maps.