Digital Mapping and GIS Support

Get help with maps, mapping, geographic information systems, and other geospatial tools, as well as cartographic design.

The Harvard Map Collection offers Harvard affiliates support for and access to a number of mapping and geographic information systems tools, help with data, as well as cartographic design support. 

How to get help

Systems We Support


Librarians in the The Harvard Map Collection have expertise working with many geographic and cartographic software packages, including:

These programs are installed on workstations in the Map Collection Reading Room as well as the Media Lab on level B in Lamont Library, just down the hall.

Online Systems

Support for the following online systems is also offered:

Get Help

We can answer questions via email or set up a time for one-on-one consultations.