Map and GIS Librarian
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.
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Administrative Boundaries | Airphotos | Buildings, Zoning, and Property Boundaries | Census & Population | 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
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