The Map Collection (part of the Government Documents Department on the 5th floor) is Alden Library’s principal repository for sheet maps, including the complete set of topographic maps from the United States Geological Survey. Among its 120,000+ items, it also contains:

  • athens county mapaerial photographs
  • weather maps
  • cartographic reference tools
  • indexes to map series
  • general reference atlases
  • wall maps
  • some atlases that are too large for the stacks

For assistance in using the collection, don’t hesitate to ask at the 5th floor service desk. During daytime hours, the full-time staff will be able to provide in-depth assistance.