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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:

  1. UNLV Libraries' Special Collections (3rd Floor, Lied Library) - Holdings include historical local and regional maps. Maps in Special Collections
  2. UNLV Libraries Government Publications (5th Floor, Lied Library) - Topographic, U.S. Forest Service, Geologic, Census, BLM, USGS, CIA, and National Park Maps for Nevada and the Southwestern U.S. Government maps online

  3. Architecture Studies Library - The Architecture Studies Library (ASL) Special Collections Map Collection includes historical and current maps from Nevada agencies primarily in Southern Nevada, in addition to local topographical and Landiscor aerial maps and links to digital orthophoto quadrangles.
    Maps in the ASL. For access to these restricted use items please ask for assistance at the ASL Circulation Desk.

The library also has a growing number of regional maps available online.