Maps and other geographic resources are provided at a variety of locations among the Tulane Libraries.
Tulane Libraries have collections of maps from around the world. Included in these collections at Howard-Tilton Memorial Library are United States Government produced maps including U.S. Geological Survey Maps for Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi. The Latin American Library houses a substantial collection of current and historical maps covering Latin America and the Caribbean. Tulane University Special Collections houses historical maps covering New Orleans, Louisiana, and the surrounding region. Together the libraries house more than 6,300 printed maps, exclusive of those within the thousands of atlases found in their book collections.
A Tulane ArcGIS Online Portal provides access across Tulane's campus network to almost the entire ArcGIS platform for academic and research purposes.This includes ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro, a comprehensive set of tools for compiling, visualizing, analyzing, editing, managing, and sharing geographic data. In addition, both Howard-Tilton Memorial Library and the Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Science have computers available for students or faculty to use ArcGIS software. Howard-Tilton Memorial Library also provides network access to a wide array of demographic data and data sets through licensed resources such as Data-Planet Statistical Datasets, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), and Statista. It maintains curated links to open access data resources from around the world. For example, this guides to Statistics & Data for the Social Sciences.