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Map Resources at UNC, and Beyond: Home

What is in this guide?

This guide to maps focuses on paper maps held by the University Library and also on atlases and gazetteers.

  • Types of Maps - this identifies nine map types you will find at UNC.
  • Finding Maps - tips for finding maps held here at UNC and elsewhere, including digitally
  • Atlases and Gazetteers - provides brief explanations of atlases and gazetteers.

Resources for finding scholarly articles on cartography can be found here.

If you need GIS (Geographic Information Systems) assistance, please see our GIS page.  If you would like to learn more, or need assistance with GIS software, contact a GIS librarian for an appointment.


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Renée Bosman
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Research & Instructional Services
Office: 125 Davis Library
Subjects: Maps