Locating Maps in Rod Library

Locating Maps in Rod Library - Quick Reference Sheet

Layout of Rod Library map collectionLayout Rod Library map collection

Location codes for maps in UNISTAR

 

Code UNISTAR web version
1m UNI Map
1mcab UNI Map Cabinet
1mfld UNI Map Folder
1mlcb UNI Map Locked CBT
1mprf UNI Map Ref

Maps and atlases can also be found in UNI Docs, UNI Stacks, UNI Ref Desk, UNI Ref, UNI Spec Col, etc.

 

Atlas and map G call number ranges

 

Location Atlas Map
World 1021 (1976-) 3200-3202
North America 1105-1107 3300-3302
United States 1200-1204 3700-3704
Iowa 1430-1434 4150-4154
South America 1700-1702 5200-5202
Europe 1797.2-1797.22 (1976-) 5700-5702
Great Britain 1812.2-1812.22 (1976-) 5740-5742
Asia 2200-2202 7400-7402
Africa 2445-2447 8200-8202
Australasia 2740-2742 8950-8952
Australia 2750-2754 8960-8964

Folded vs. flat
City, state country maps remain folded, thematic maps get flattened
If there is no call number in the record or on the item it is a folded map and is in map cabinets; if it has an LC call number it is a flat map

 

Aerial photos on CD
We have Cedar Falls/Waterloo aerials photos in print (1985 and 1999 series) and on CD-Rom (100 scales and 400 scales). The CD-Rom photos are in the second to last drawer of the tall Docs CD-Rom cabinet.

Layout for print aerial photos of Cedar Falls/Waterloo

 

      15/669 14/623 13/577
      15/667 14/621 13/575
    16/711 15/665 14/619 13/573
    16/709 15/663 14/617 13/751
    16/707 15/661 14/618 13/569
  17/751 16/705 15/659 14/613 13/567
  17/749 16/703 15/657 14/611 13/565
18/793 17/747 16/701 15/655 14/609 13/563
18/791 17/745 16/699 15/653 14/607  

Electronic sources of maps
Topozone http://www.topozone.com/
Iowa Geographic Map Server http://komodo.gis.iastate.edu/new_site/
David Rumsey Map Collection http://ortho.gis.iastate.edu/
Perry Castaneda Library Map Collection http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/

 

Creating and printing maps through American FactFinder
Go to the Maps and Geography portion of the website and click on the link for Creating and Using Maps tutorial that appears in the center of the page.

 

Last updated: Tuesday, Nov 11, 2008