Welcome to the Maine GeoLibrary
New: Self-Service Mapping Application (Beta)
We have deployed a simple application to allow public users to create basic maps of towns or similar areas of interest, and export them to PDF format for printing from the user's computer. Please visit the Maps page for access.
Please visit the Maine GeoLibrary News page for news and updates: https://www.maine.gov/geolib/news.html
The mission of the GeoLibrary was set by legislature in state statutes; Title 5, Part 4, Chapter 163 2001 through 2006. The Board seeks to expand and promote the value of geographic spatial data through widespread distribution and innovative use for the benefit of Maine's citizens.
The Maine Library of Geographic Information is a state-of-the-art, comprehensive, and ever expanding portal to public geospatial information and services. The vision for the GeoLibrary encompasses:
- Stewardship of priority, statewide digital geospatial data and associated technology through the GeoLibrary Portal.
- Facilitating the modernization and GIS development of local government land records, and promoting innovative uses of public information that fosters economic development
- Multiagency data-sharing cooperation that results in significant savings in the cost of creating and maintaining geodata.
- Budgeting and revenue development that prioritizes the strategic importance of geospatial information.
- An education and outreach program that educates state and local government officials and representatives on the benefits of GIS.
Goals and/or Strategic Initiatives
- Database Development
- Portal Development
- Land Records Modernization
- Data Sharing and Distribution
- Education / Outreach
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