UNLV Libraries provides access to an extensive collection of all types of maps, with a particular focus on Las Vegas, Nevada, and the Southwestern United States.

Physical maps are found in three locations

Special Collections and Archives

3rd floor, Lied Library

Government Publications

5th Floor, Lied Library

  • Topographic
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Geologic
  • Census
  • BLM
  • USGS
  • CIA
  • National Park Maps for Nevada and the Southwestern U.S.

Tip: To find out if the map you want is available, use QuickSearch and apply the filters "Maps" and "Available in the Library".

Many government maps are also available online.

Architecture Studies Library

Located in the Paul B. Sogg Architecture Building


  • Historical and current maps from Nevada agencies primarily in Southern Nevada
  • Local topographical
  • Landiscor aerial maps
  • Links to digital orthophoto quadrangles

For access to these restricted use items please contact the Architecture Library via email or phone 702-895-1959.

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