Useful Links and Resources

The Map Curators' Toolbox

The Directory of UK Map Collections


Cartographic Societies
The UK GEOForum
International Cartographic Association
Association for Geographic Information
California Map Society
Canadian Cartographic Association
(The) Charles Close Society
(The) Society of Cartographers
(The) Spanish Society of Cartography, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (SECFT)
(The) Washington Map Society
Education and Training
Careers in Cartography
Bath Spa University College
Canterbury Christ Church University
Kingston University
Manchester Metropolitan University
University of Aberdeen
University of Edinburgh
University College London
University of Hertfordshire
University of Glamorgan
University of Glasgow
University of Greenwich
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
University of Portsmouth
University of Wales Swansea
Information Sites
Atlas of Canada: Learning Resources
Bodleian Map Room Blog
The British Historic Town Atlas
Centre for Topographic Information, Canada
Earth from the Air
JISC - digital technologies for UK education and research
GIS-UK Newsgroup Archive
lis-maps Newsgroup Archive
Historical Map of London
Map History
Permanant Committee on Geographical Names
World of Maps
Ordnance SurveyShareGeo Open - UK open source Geodata
UK Location Web Maps
Bing Online world mapping
Streetmap Online world mapping
Google Maps Online world mapping
The AA Route planner and map finder
Web Maps Aerial photography of Britain
MAGIC View and interrogate map-based environmental scheme and designation information with an interactive map, static maps and a dataset information and download facility
Maps Wordwide Purchase Maps, Guides and Globes
Quick Maps of the World Small GIF maps of countries of the world
The World Factbook CIA compiled factbook, maps and facts of the world
Mapping our World from Oxfam A free interactive resource to help pupils aged 8-14years to develop key geographical skills
World Maps Maps and Flags of the World
World Political and Physical Maps and Satellite Images ©
The Map Curators' Toolbox
Directory of UK Map Collections
British Library - Online Map Gallery
Bodleian Library Map Room
Cambridge University Library - Extensive links pages
Charting the Nation
Library of Congress
LibWeb - Library Servers via www
National Library of Scotland - Extensive map image site
University of Texas at Austin
Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog - KVK - search loads of European Library online catalogues
British Geological Survey
National Geographic Society
Royal Geographical Society
Other Links
British Isles continuous GNSS Facility A resource for scientists and OS users in industry from the University of Nottingham
Cartographic Communication A resource from the University of Texas
Daniel Crouch Rare Books Specialist dealer in antique maps, atlases, and sea charts dating from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries
David Rumsey Map Collection A historical map collection with over 74,000 maps and images online
Esri Mapping Centre
Guidepost Maps and Walking Books Online
International Centre for Scientific Research
Times Atlases
University of Nottingham Skills Resources - Maps and Plans