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Finding Maps at UBC

The UBC Library collection includes maps, atlases, and gazetteers, focused primarily on Vancouver, the Lower Mainland, and British Columbia. Xwi7xwa Library holds materials related to Indigenous maps and mapping.

For general information on finding maps at UBC, see the Maps & Atlases research guide.

Keyword Searches

Use the UBC Library Catalogue Advanced Search to narrow material type to maps and use a keyword search:

 

Try the following keywords:

  • Musqueam
  • "Coast Salish"
  • Aboriginal Vancouver
  • "Traditional use"
  • Mapping
  • "Land title"

Helpful Hints for Keyword Searches

  • Use quotation marks to search for a phrase.
    Example: "First Nations"
  • Use a question mark to truncate a term to search for words with the same stem.
    Example: 
    Aborig? retrieves Aboriginal, Aboriginals, Aboriginality, etc.

The UBC Library collection includes maps, atlases, and gazetteers, focused primarily on Vancouver, the Lower Mainland, and British Columbia. Xwi7xwa Library holds materials related to Indigenous maps and mapping.

For general information on finding maps at UBC, check out the Maps & Atlases research guide.

Subject Headings

Subject headings are a tool designed to help researchers find similar materials. These are only some examples of the many subject headings that Xwi7xwa Library uses. Spend a few minutes exploring them when you find a book in the catalogue that supports your research.

Browse Catalogue > Subject begins with:

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