Robinson Map Library

Regular Library Hours
Fall 2015 (Aug 31 - Dec 23)

Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sat / Sun: Closed

Thanksgiving Holiday 2015:
Closing early Wed. (Nov 25) 2:00pm
Closed Thurs & Fri (Nov 26-27)

Welcome to the Arthur H. Robinson Map Library

A collection of maps, aerial photographs, & geospatial data

maps aerial photos GIS

Geospatial Data Collections

GeoData@UW-MadisonAccess Wisconsin GIS Data Online
Data layers for nearly all 72 Wisconsin counties can be directly downloaded from GeoData@UW-Madison, an online geoportal for quick access to Wisconsin GIS data for educational use (available to all UW-System institutions.)

Not finding what you need? View the geospatial archive inventory and use the request form to request additional data online.



Aerial Photograph Collections

Aerial Photo InformationThe library is home to the largest collection of print historic aerial photographs of Wisconsin. With over 260,000 images in the collection, Wisconsin's landscapes are visible dating back to 1937. Aerial imagery flights of Wisconsin were captured by several agencies including the US Department of Agriculture, the US Geological Survey, the WI Department of Natural Resources, and local government offices.

Visit the Aerial Photography page for information about how to access this amazing collection, or request aerials online here.


Download the Robinson Map Projection

Robinson Projection

PDF with graticule | PDF without graticule | JPEG with graticule | JPEG without graticule | Shapefile format for GIS