Maps & Geospatial Data

Collections

Many, but not all, of the above resources can be found through the UNH library catalog or these specialized databases.

Where Are Maps & Air Photos Located?

The Class of 1943 Map Room

  • Located on Level 3 (Main Floor) of Dimond Library
  • Open weekdays from 8 am – 4 pm; weekend hours may be available by special arrangement
  • Map Room maps only circulate to UNH faculty and staff; air photos do not circulate
  • Collections may be browsed
  • One computer is available for public use and one for consultations

Other Map & Geospatial Data Locations

  • Circulating maps and atlases are in the regular stacks and the government documents collection
  • Non-circulating atlases are in the Dimond Library reference collection, near the Map Room
  • CDs and DVDs may be requested from the Government Information Unit or at the Research Center; most of these circulate

Geospatial Software

  • Google Earth and topographic map software is available on the Map Room public computer and the two Government Information computers near the Research Center in Dimond Library
  • ArcGIS is available for use by UNH students, faculty, and staff on cluster computers
  • Additional software is available on the Map Room consultation computer

Library Services

Map Reference Services

Ask a Librarian if you would like help searching for maps or geospatial data.

Geospatial Reference Services

  • Assistance with geospatial software is limited to helping patrons find specific data layers and evaluate them for suitability for specific uses
  • Work with patrons by appointment with ArcGIS, ArcView, Google Earth and some other geospatial products; ArcGIS and ArcView are only available for non-commercial uses
  • Additional assistance is available at the Geospatial Services Center

Other Services

  • Faculty may make arrangements for classes to meet in the Map Room for specific assignments.
  • Faculty may make specific materials available for student use in the Map Room outside of class.
  • You may recommend purchase for items not already in our collection.
  • The ESRC Poster Printing Service in Morse Hall is available to the UNH community and the public for fee-based printing of larger-sized maps.