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Mary B. Ansari Map Library: Home


This guide will describe most major map sources, both physical & online resources and some highlights of the collection. This guide is not a comprehensive list of the map collection.

Image of the Mary B. Ansari Map Library plaque

Hours & Location


Primary Services Hours: 10am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

Phone: (775) 784-6945

DeLaMare Library/262 | Mackay Mines Building | 1664 N. Virginia Street | Reno, NV 89557

Please direct questions to Chrissy Klenke

DeLaMare Library Basement Level Floor Map

Physical Map Collection

The Collection contains over 200,000 maps including topographic and earth science themes, for Nevada, Great Basin Region, United States and the world.

Indexes: Map indexes and the map card catalog in the Map Library are used to identify specific maps in the collection. You can use the library catalog to find maps. Please request assistance between 9 - 5 Monday-Friday.

Circulation: Most maps and atlases may be borrowed for 4 weeks by anyone with a valid UNR ID or Community Borrower Card ($25 annual fee - $50 for out of state - free for Alumni). All maps must be returned to the DeLaMare Library.

Online W.M. Keck - The Geospatial Data "Keck" site is obtaining and loading maps and spatial digital data, particularly on Nevada and the Great Basin; please consult this site for the latest data. Includes: NAIP, DOQ, CIR, DRG, Topographic, SPOT, NED, DEM, Aster, Landsat and Geologic Maps.

Floor plan of the Map Library

Earth Sciences, GIS, & Maps Librarian