Map Library


Map & Geography LibraryFor research, backpack planning, geo-spatial research, or just to get a fresh perspective on the world, the Map Library is open to everyone. 

The Map Library maintains collections in aerial photography of Illinois, census maps, the Historical Maps Online project, plat and Sidwell maps, Sanborn Fire Insurance maps, extensive topographic maps covering the world, as well as an extensive reference collection. The Map Library also has an extensive collection of the De Lorme Gazeteers to further aid researchers in their pursuit of the United States.