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For resources and help relating to cartography and spatially-referenced data, please contact the Bodleian Library Map Room.
The Map Room has an extensive range of books on cartography and GIS. A large selection of atlases are available, together with journals, gazetteers and other reference works. Digital mapping, GIS facilities and a range of digital datasets are available, including ArcGIS for visualising the relationships between data and geography.
The Map Room is temporarily located in Duke Humfrey's Library in the Old Bodleian. Opening times are 9am - 7pm Monday to Friday, and 10am to 4pm on Saturday. For more information on using the various map catalogues please consult Finding Maps
The main map catalogue is a card catalogue containing records of all the sheet maps in the collection, together with most of the atlases.
Catalogue records for post-1850 maps of a number of countries are now on OLIS. You can check a list of countries currently available before searching.
Atlases published after 1988 are all on OLIS, in addition to around 10,000 antiquarian map records for the Todhunter-Allen collection.
If you have not searched for maps on OLIS before, have a look at this easy-to-follow guide.