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Spatial Data Resources

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Finding spatial data in the library

The Regenstein Library Map Collection owns hundreds of discs with spatial data and digital maps. These are searchable in the online catalog under the format of map not CD or DVD.

Sample search in the catalog:

Example of searching for GIS data in the library catalog. Example uses digital map as keyword and limits to the format of map.

How to search for spatial data in the library catalog:

  • Use the advanced search

  • Choose map as the format even if you are looking for data

  • Always add a place name to your search: state, country, region, etc.

Examples of keywords to use in a catalog search:

  • GIS file

  • GIS data

  • GIS database

  • Census data

  • Esri data

 

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