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Library Resource Guide for: SPATIAL DATA AND GIS

Population Studies

Canada Maps has general maps, as well as demographic and population information.

Demographic Data Viewer allows for creation of US maps based on a wide variety of available demographic variables.

Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative has data and mapping tools, including TimeMap, a free downloadable program that allows for the display of data with respect to time as well as location.

Epodunk has ethnicity maps of the U.S.

EPA Tribal Windows to the Environment lets you search by region or state for a Native American tribe and its area estimate, population estimate, and fully functional GIS map, that you can manipulate yourself.

ESRI Map Book Gallery has online copies of the ESRI collection of Map Books, which contain specially selected thematic maps submitted by people from many different disciplines.

FAO Country Profiles and Mapping Information System has many premade maps for countries around the world as well as links and information about each.

Historical Atlas of the 20th Century has standing and interactive maps of the political, population, and government maps of the twentieth cnetury for countries all over the world, some of which are animated.

MapUSA allows you to map out census data.

Maplecroft Maps gives users the ability to create global maps with a wide variety of variables, including environmental, economic, political, and social issues. Free registration is required.

National Atlas has pre-formed maps as well as a Map Maker with hundreds of layers on different subject areas to make customizable maps of the U.S.

National Geographic MapMachine includes maps with population desity and census data, along with data on space exploration.

Neighborhood Knowledge California has lots of navigatable data and maps about California, as well as interactive maps.

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection Historical Map Sites is the University of Texas' extensive list of links to historical map sites as well as individual maps, covering the U.S. and many world nations.

Poverty Mapping has a viriety of maps from different disciplines.

U.S. Census Bureau Maps and Cartographic Resources has ready made maps featuring information on topics such as congressional districts, census blocks, etc. as well as on-line mapping resources including TIGER Map Server, which allows users to select from many different variables of interest.

Worldmapper has pre made maps with various variables such as land area, total elderly, and International Emigrants.