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United States Government Documents: A Guide

Access to contemporary and historical information and documents created by the three branches of the United States federal government: Legislative, Executive, and Judicial.

Maps Online

Maps @ Howard-Tilton

A complete listing of maps printed by the USGS, CIA, and other agencies. Find these on the second floor of Howard-Tilton, outside the Microforms & Newspapers office.

Maps are organized into four main groups: Louisiana USGS Maps, U.S. and North American Maps, Foreign Maps, and World Maps.

Mapping the Census

Percent living in poverty in Orleans Parish, 2000 (Social Explorer)

Social Explorer allows users to map data from recent and historical U.S. Census results. The map above indicates the percentage of families living in poverty in Orleans Parish, Louisiana, during the 2000 Census (1999 data).  Dark green represents the lowest rate of poverty; dark red represents the highest rate of poverty.