Maps in the Earth Sciences & Map Library, the Bancroft Library, and other campus libraries can be found by searching OskiCat.
Use the Advanced Keyword Search to search for subject keywords.
Helpful hints and tips:
Note the call number and location to locate the map in our collection.
Sometimes it is helpful to pull out an entire folder and browse through the maps at a table, since our collections is organized roughly geographically.
And remember, when in doubt, don't be afraid to ask a librarian or other staff member for help.
The Earth Sciences & Map Library has the largest collection of maps in northern California and one of the largest university map collections in the United States. There are over 500,000 maps and aerial photographs in its collection, issued by local, state, and federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and commercial firms.
The collection mainly consists of original maps from the 20th century and later, and facsimiles of pre-1900 maps. The maps in the collection cover all countries of the world at various scales. The library's collection contains general maps as well as thematic maps showing a wide variety of cultural, economic, and physical subjects.