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Historic Map Works™ Library Edition Product Overview Winter/Spring 2008. New for 2008!. Historic Map Works Library Edition . Historic Map Works™ Library Edition An exclusive partnership with Historic Map Works brings this resource to libraries globally.

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Historic Map Works™ Library Edition

Product Overview

Winter/Spring 2008


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New for 2008!

Historic Map Works Library Edition

Historic Map Works™

Library Edition

An exclusive partnership with Historic Map Works brings this resource to libraries globally.

High resolution maps designed to support research into historical properties and locations.



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Supports “Residential Genealogy”

Historic Map Works: Typical Uses

  • Genealogy & Local History Research

    • Ancestral lands, historical structures, land boundaries

  • Location- & Land-Use Research

    • Migration patterns, community growth, topography

Research exploring the past use and ownership of land and property—in fields from the social sciences to the environmental sciences.


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Historic Map Works: Content Overview

Collection includes:

  • Cadastral, property maps

  • Antique maps

  • Directories & illustrations

  • 200,000 total maps by end of 2008


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Historic Map Works: Content Details

Cadastral, property maps detail:

  • Property ownership

  • Location, land and street names

  • Boundaries, lot numbers and dimensions

  • Buildings and location name

  • And more!


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Historic Map Works: Content Details

  • High-quality resolution, full color reproduction

  • Extensive coverage of rural areas, small towns

  • U.S. and world coverage

  • Covers late-18th century to 20th century

  • Focus on collecting to show change over time


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Historic Map Works: Content Details

Other content includes…

  • Antique maps from the Osher Map Collection (University of Southern Maine)

  • Thousands of related images including bird’s eye views, building images, and scenery

  • Thousands of related listings, photos, business ads, and statistics


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Search Features

Historic Map Works: Search

Exclusive library edition interface

Search-friendly features designed specifically to support the demands of library and academic research.

Search by keywords, locations, and other advanced fields


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More ExclusiveSearch Features

Historic Map Works: Browse

  • Browse geographically

  • Drill down visually using a directory of maps


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Even More ExclusiveSearch Features!

Historic Map Works: Search Results

  • View maps easily in a preview pane

  • Resort maps by date, location, map name, and more


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Map Features

Historic Map Works: Map Result

  • Map zoom in and out

  • Crop map images

  • Print and save any map or cropped image


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Historic Map Works Library Edition

Historic Map Works™ Library Edition

  • For more information about this resource, contact a ProQuest Sales Representative

    • Toll-free: 1-800-521-0600, ext. 3344

    • Email: [email protected]

    • Trial: http://trials.proquest.com

  • Thank you for your interest


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