Donald W. Hamer Map Library

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Heather Ross

Information Resources and Services Supervisor-Manager

Study at the Library

As of 2:41 am
13 of 14 PCs are open


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Central Pattee Lower Level
1 Central Pattee Library
University Park, PA 16802-1807



Introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) concepts that form the foundation of working with spatial data. Also available on Adobe Connect.


The Donald W. Hamer Maps Library, is located in the basement of Central Pattee Library, in the heart of the Penn State University Park campus. We house 200,000+map sheets including historic maps of Pennsylvania and the regional Federal Depository Libraries Program (FDLP) maps collection, 4,000 atlases, reference books, gazetteers, cartography texts and historic aerial photographs. In addition, we provide access to digital spatial data and information resources, offer expert geospatial consulting services, and can scan and print maps upon request.

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