Winter Intersession Hours [calendar]
January 5th - 19th
9am - 5pm Monday - Friday
Closed Saturday - Sunday
Note: The Library will be closed December 20th - January 4th, and Monday, January 19th.
Circulation ends 15 minutes
before the library closes
The Earth Sciences & Map Library has the largest collection of maps in northern California and one of the largest university map collections in the United States. There are over 500,000 maps and aerial photographs in its collection, issued by local, state, and federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and commercial firms.
The collection mainly consists of original maps from the 20th century and later, and facsimiles of pre-1900 maps. The maps in the collection cover all countries of the world at various scales. The library's collection contains general maps as well as thematic maps showing a wide variety of cultural, economic, and physical subjects.
Search & find maps
Search Melvyl for maps held at other libraries within UC, the Stanford University Libraries, and other libraries worldwide. Please contact the librarian for a consultation if you need maps from another UC/Stanford map library.
Gazetteers (place names)
More map resources