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Map resources

Map resources at Lancaster University Library

Welcome to the map resources guide

 

Maps Table in LibraryThe University Library map collection contains over 5,000 maps and over 400 atlases. Most are on A Floor. Ask Library staff for assistance finding the maps and atlases you need. Other thematic atlases may be shelved with the subject concerned e.g. most historical atlases are kept in the History section.

This guide will help you find relevant information for your research.

Use the tabs on the left to find maps, databases and other useful resources.

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DigiMap Geocache Challenge

                            Take the DigiMap Challenge! 

Looking to learn more about maps, challenge yourself and explore the campus?

Take the GeoCaching challenge using the DigiMaps subscription. Explore the OS and Historic Maps functionality, while visiting hidden locations on campus, and solving riddles.

Note: No locations are hidden, no fences need to be climbed and no rivers crossed. If you have an issue with a clue contact facultylibrarians@lancaster.ac.uk for a hint.

During welcome week, if you email facultylibrarians@lancaster.ac.uk with the secret codeword that proves you completed the challenge, you will have a chance to win a Garmin GPS!

Download the DigiMap Geocache Challenge.