The Gould Center
The Peter R. Gould Center for Geography Education and Outreach
is an academic support unit of the Department of Geography, the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, and Penn State. We support the university's mission of instruction, research, and service through excellence in cartography.
• the National Mapping Expertise Exchange promotes innovation and excellence in national mapping by building connections among mapmakers, educators, researchers, and software developers at academic, commercial, and governmental organizations.
The Gould Center also designs and produces custom maps and information graphics for clients.
Center Director, Professor Cindy Brewer
Cartographer Mike Hermann
Marketing Communications Specialist Angela Rogers
The Donald W. Hamer Maps Library is located in the basement of Pattee Library. We house 4,000 atlases, reference books, gazetteers, cartography texts, and cartobibliographies, and thousands of map sheets. In addition, we offer digital resources, scanning and map making services.