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The Map Library, established in 1982, is a Regional Depository for the U.S. Federal Government. It is the largest map collection in Alabama and the collection includes over 1,700 monographs, 270,000 maps and 75,000 aerial photographs. The Map Library also holds an extensive collection of ancient maps as well as materials related to toponymics. The materials are for in-house use only.

The Map Library is located in The University of Alabama Department of Geography, together with the Cartographic Research Lab, and the Laboratory for Location Science, making it part of a cluster of excellence in GIS, cartography, and location services.