EMPA Orientation to Library Resources: Maps
Maps at PSU
The PSU library has a substantial maps collection, the full details of which can be found here. The collection includes:
- Aeronautical Charts
- Bureau of Land Management (B.L.M.) Maps
- Census Maps
- Central Intelligence Agency Maps
- Defense Mapping(DMA) Maps
- Forest Service
- Nautical Charts
- Thematic Maps
- U.S.G.S. Geologic Maps
- U.S.G.S. Topographic Maps
- Oregon Flood Insurance
- Portland and Metro Maps
- Travel Maps
We keep maps in three areas: Basement, on-site storage, and in the off-site annex.
Topography Maps, Census Maps, and Portland/Oregon maps are kept in a public area of the library basement.
Government agency maps, world maps, nautical maps, and relief maps are in on-site storage and can be requested through the library catalog (example).
Oversized maps, geologic quadrangle maps, scientific investigation maps, fuel study maps are in off-site storage and can be requested through the library catalog (example).