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Remote Map Research at NYPL: Research Guides

Access to Collections and Services

About Map Division Research Guides

For useful links to map sites with images, interactive features, and specific area or thematic concentrations, our expert staff have developed map research guides that will point you to immensely informative online resources.  Among the guides you will find there are those for:

As of this writing, the Map Division staff have also begun to create formatted research guides, such as this one, in the "LibGuide" framework.  Look for these, and many others created by NYPL staff on a variety of topics, at libguides.nypl.org.

Research Guides Menu Page

 

Image of page from which you can select categories of NYPL Research Guides

Another way to access the map research guides, besides the link in the box above, is from the general Research Guides menu page. Selecting and applying "Map Division" on the dropdown "Division" menu on this page will bring up a page with thumbnail images and live links for the individual topical Map Division Research Guides, as illustrated in the box to the right. >

Map Division Research Guides

Thumbnail image for Research Guide on NYC & Metro Interactive Maps & DatabasesThumbnail image for Research Guide for Digital Map GalleriesThumbnail image for Research Guide for Online GazetteersundefinedThumnail image for Research Guide for Fire Insurance Maps on the Web

Thumbnail image for Research Guide on Geographic Information SystemsThumbnail image for Research Guide for NYC Fire Insurance, Topographic and Property MapsThumbnail image for Research Guide for Cartography : History, Journals, Citation Guides & Online CatalogsThumbnail image for Research Guide for Thematic Maps on the WebThumbnail image for Research Guide for Historical Maps: NY/NJ Atlases

Thumbnail image for Research Guide for New York City MapsThumbnail image for Research Guide to Historic Map Collections in the Metro AreaThumbnail image for Research Guide to Maps in ExhibitionsThumbnail image for Research Guide to Historical Maps: NY/NJ/CTThumbnail image for Research Guide to Historical Maps: North America

 

Online Research Consultations

Map Division librarians and curators are available via email to answer research-specific questions and provide research consultations.