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What is You Are Here?

You Are Here is a series of quarterly events that showcase map collections across campus. We are excited about maps and we want you to be excited too! Experience the wide variety of designs, origins, and uses of print and online maps.

You Are Here Events


What a Relief! Exploring above and below ground with different design principles. May 1, 2014, 1-3pm, Thursday. Walter Geology Library Reading Room, JGB 4.202


Austin Represent : October 15, 2013, 11:30am. PCL Map Room

¡Viva Tequila!: December 4, 2013, 6pm. Benson Latin American Collection, SRH 1.108

Imaginary Landscapes! Excessive noise collaborates with You Are Here for performances of original compositions inspired by cartographic images. March 22, 2014. 6-8pm. Fine Arts Library

Want to know more?

Contact us at We are happy to answer your questions, map-related or otherwise.

Have a map that you don't know what to do with?

We'd be happy to help you find a home for your map or help you find a way to preserve your map for the future.

Map Collections

Print and online maps and GIS data, curated in Austin, Texas.

University of Texas at Austin:

Walter Geology Library
Perry-Castaņeda Library Maps Collection
Benson Latin American Collection
Architecture & Planning Library
Harry Ransom Center
Center for American History
Center for Transportation Research

Austin, Texas:

Austin History Center
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
Texas Natural Resources Information System (TNRIS), part of the Texas Water Development Board
Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Texas General Land Office
Travis Central Appraisal District, Austin, Texas
City of Austin

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Austin, TX. 78713

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