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Guide to Historical Maps in the Special Collections and Archives Research Center

A guide to the types and uses of historical maps in SCARC's collections

Online Resources

A woman sits at a desk. Behind her are 1970s-era computer files, all on magnetic, data storage tape.SCARC's digital content can be found via a variety of online portals, including:

Oregon Digital: Content digitized from SCARC's collections lives in Oregon Digital. Oregon Digital collections are comprised of unique, digitized and born-digital materials including photographs, publications, manuscripts, ephemera, and more. If you're searching for OSU content specifically, limit your search to Oregon State University by clicking on the "Institution" drop-down on the left side of your search results page.

ScholarsArchive@OSU: ScholarsArchive@OSU is the digital, institutional repository for the scholarly work of OSU's students, faculty, and staff. Members of OSU's community use this digital repository for research, scholarship, and historical records. OSU Libraries is responsible for collecting, maintaining, preserving, and providing access to the items in ScholarsArchive@OSU. If you have questions about specific types of content, and whether they are appropriate for ScholarsArchive@OSU, please contact the ScholarsArchive team.

The following pages include curated, online map sets, and other online resources, to assist researchers in identifying digital map content specifically, both in and outside of SCARC's collections.