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Image Collections for Sciences and Social Sciences

Image collections for the Sciences and Social Sciences.

University of Toronto Collections

Online Collections

Mintz, S. (2007). Digital History. Retrieved (Oct.30, 2011) from
Collection of historical maps listed by century.

British Library The online collection includes fire insurance maps and historical maps from all over Britain.

Broer Map Library The Broer Map Library is a collection of historic maps, primarily from the 19th & 20th centuries. The collection includes various types of maps and subject matters.

David Rumsey Map Collections The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and Africa are also represented.

Empire Online 

ezilon Maps of the World  Provides geographical data and statistics on countries of the world.

GeoRef A comprehensive database to geoscience literature worldwide.

Harvard Map Collection Many of Harvard's maps are scanned and available online to the public.

Library of Congress American Memory Map Collection The focus of Map Collections is Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress. These images were created from maps and atlases and, in general, are restricted to items that are not covered by copyright protection.

Mappery  mappery is a diverse collection of real life maps contributed by map lovers worldwide. For the first time it allows people to easily find relevant and interesting maps of yet unknown places by visually browsing a larger context. mappery makes it easy to find and explore maps by keyword, location, or simply by browsing a map.

MIT DOME  Digital images of maps are contained in the MIT libraries DOME collection - try searching keyword 'map'.

New York Public Library Digital Gallery NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at Boston Public Library  Click on Collection > View Collection to see scans of many of BPL's historic maps.

Old Maps Online  A broad collection of historical maps from around the world.

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection A variety of online maps from around the world.

ReliefWeb Select a country to find maps, articles, and data about recent disasters in that area.

The Gulf Project The Gulf/2000 Project was created in 1993 as a service to scholars, government officials, business people, journalists and other specialists who have a professional association with the Persian Gulf and Gulf studies. The site includes maps that are ethnographic and cultural, economic, historical, military, and administrative for the Persian Gulf.

World Digital Library The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.

CIA Maps Maps from the CIA of countries around the world.