Not sure where to go to browse and search for digitized maps? The digital collections and databases listed on this page are excellent places to start. Feel free to contact our librarians if you need help tracking down a map or atlas.
This historical map collection has over 68,000 maps and images online. The collection includes rare 16th through 21st century maps of America, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific, and the World.
Mapping Inequality introduces viewers to the records of the Home Owners’ Loan Corporation on a scale that is unprecedented. Here you can browse more than 150 interactive maps and thousands of “area descriptions.” These materials afford an extraordinary view of the contours of wealth and racial inequality in Depression-era American cities and insights into discriminatory policies and practices that so profoundly shaped cities that we feel their legacy to this day.
Archive of scholarly journals and ebooks spanning many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. Often does not have the last 1-3 years of a publication. Use Advanced Search to select specific subject areas.
Collection of digitized primary source materials covering American history from 1493 to 1945. Includes unique manuscripts, along with maps, engravings, posters, broadsides, and pamphlets covering colonial America through World War II.
Full text of 1790-1940 US census records, UK and Ireland census collection, immigration collection, military records, and birth, marriage and death records. An excellent resource for research in genealogy.
Image database featuring images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists; the most comprehensive image resource available for educational and scholarly use, with many rare and important collections available nowhere else.
Digital manuscripts covering monumental social and political upheaval in China. Includes color paintings, maps and drawings by English and Chinese artists, as well as photographs, essays, articles, sketches and ephemeral items, all depicting Chinese people, places, customs and events, history or art relating to China and the West, 1793-1980.