As maps have moved beyond static, two-dimensional printed resources, their power as a valuable resource has exponentially increased. MuniNet Guide helps you find resources on Geographic Information Systems, essential tools of state and local governments and their agencies, as well as access to both current collections and historical archives, to guide your research or indulge your curiosities.
Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri)
Founded in 1969, an international supplier of Geographic Information System (GIS) software, web GIS and geodatabase management applications.
International Map Trade Association (IMTA)
Represents a world of maps; mapmakers, publishers, geospatial technology companies, location-based services, content producers, and distributors.
Library of Congress - Geography and Map Division
Largest and most comprehensive cartographic collection in the world, provides cartographic and geographic information for all parts of the world.
National Geographic Maps
Founded in 1915, mission is to create the world’s best wall, outdoor recreation and travel maps, atlases and globes that inspire people to explore their world.
North American Cartographic Information Society
NACIS includes private, academic, and government organizations with the common interest of facilitating communication in the map information community.
Founded in 1856, specializes in maps, navigation, road travel, and trip planning; for consumers, trucking and commercial transportation market, and educators.
ProQuest’s Digital Sanborn Maps (fire insurance maps, 1867-1970), provides 660,000+ large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities.
Geospatial solutions provider specializing in GIS products and services, including cadastral mapping, land records, and photogrammetric products.
U.S. Census Bureau – Maps and Data
TIGER/Line Shapefiles, KMLs, TIGERweb, cartographic boundary files, geographic relationship files, and reference and thematic maps.
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) - The National Map
Topographic information includes orthoimagery (aerial photographs), elevation, hydrography, boundaries, transportation, structures, and land cover.