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Open Educational Resources - History: Open Maps

Open Educational Resources Guide Key

 Open - free to use and repurpose

 Free - free to use

 Affordable - available at low cost

 Free North Shore - available to NSCC students and faculty

Perry-CastaƱeda Library Map Collection

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection at UT Austin contains over 250,000 maps of the world.

NYPL's Digital Collections: Map Division

New York Public Library's Digital Map Division collection includes over 20,000 public domain historical maps in high resolution. The collection contains maps from the 16th to 19th century, mainly from the United States and New York.

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

The David Rumsey Map Collection contains more than 150,000 maps. The collection focuses on rare 16th through 21st century maps of North and South America, as well as maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. The collection includes atlases, wall maps, globes, school geographies, pocket maps, books of exploration, maritime charts, and a variety of cartographic materials including pocket, wall, children's, and manuscript maps. Items range in date from about 1550 to the present.