Map Library

  • Sanborn Map of LA Plaza

    Geography Map Library

  • Panorama of Sanborn Research Room
  • Image of San Francisco topo map
  • Map of Mexico
  • Street Map of Pacoima
  • Title Insurance Map
  • World Wonders 1939 Map

Reading Room Collection

Books, Atlases, & Reference Collection

The Geography Map Library's reading room (Sierra Hall 171) contains a scholarly collection of approximately 1,500 books, atlases, and reference materials emphasizing geography, geology, cartography, GIS, maps as subject, and Los Angeles history. Materials in the reading room are available for browsing to all patrons. The collection is currently a non-circulating collection. Titles are cataloged on the Oviatt Library Catalog and can be searched online here.

Geography Graduate Theses

CSUN Scholarworks Open Access Repository LogoThe Map Library holds a copy of every print Geography Master's Thesis published from 1964-2012. Theses are available for browsing. You can access full-text theses online through the ScholarWorks Open Access Repository (SOAR). Search Geography Department theses on SOAR here.