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This research guide provides information on how to access Geospatial (GIS) data at York University.
Last Updated: Apr 9, 2014 URL: http://researchguides.library.yorku.ca/geospatial Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Map and GIS Librarian

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Rosa Orlandini
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Phone: 416-736-2100 x88863
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Geography

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Janet Neate
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Map Library

York University Map Library has a large collection of geospatial data, print maps, aerial photographs, topographic maps, city maps, and print atlases. The Map library staff and librarian can help you find the maps that you need for your research.  

The Map Library is located on the 1st Floor of the Scott Library, in room 102.  For more information, visit the York University Map Library website.

 

ArcGIS @ York

ArcGIS is a common Geographic Information System software. To learn more about ArcGIS and how to access it, click here.

 

What's in this guide

Welcome to York University's subject research guide for geospatial data (GIS data). This guide will introduce you to geospatial data and Geographic Information System software.  This guide provides information on how to successfully select, obtain and use geospatial data and GIS software for your research and assignments.

Getting Started 

   What is geospatial data? | Ordering geospatial data  | Scholars Geoportal | GIS & ArcGIS @ York

Browse by Topic

Administrative Boundaries | Airphotos | Census | Cold and Polar Environments | Crime & Justice | Digital Elevation Models and Contour Data | Energy & Environment | Food, Agriculture, and Soils | Forestry, Land Cover, and Vegetation | Health & Social | Orthophotos | Satellite Imagery | Topographic Maps | Transportation

Ontario & Toronto Area

   Province of Ontario | Southern Ontario | Ontario Cities Outside Toronto Region | City of Toronto | Greater Toronto Area | Census Metropolitan Area | Durham Region | Halton Region | Peel Region | York Region

Canada, Provinces & Territories

   Canada | British Columbia | Prairie ProvincesQuebec | Maritime Provinces | Territories

International

   USA | World 

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Scholars Geoportal

View and download Ontario and Canadian geospatial data via the Scholars Geoportal.

Online research guide for Scholars Geoportal is now available.

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Quick Links

Here are a few quick links to commonly-used sources of data & statistics (note that some may require a York login to access).

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