Access and Management
Research appointments are recommended.
The Oviatt Library Map Collection contains approximately 400,000 cartographic resources, including historical and government maps, historical aerial photographs, large-format atlases, GIS data, historical gazetteers, and a reference collection. Our reading room contains a scholarly collection of atlases and books emphasizing geography, cartography, GIS, and San Fernando Valley history. Government document holdings include a comprehensive collection of maps from the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Army Map Service (AMS), the National Park Service (NPS), as well as nautical and aeronautical charts.