What's in this guide
The purpose of this guide is to provide you with tools and strategies to locate maps for your assignment and or for your research. You can browse this guide by looking up the type of map or by topic. Each section of this guide will highlight online and print map and atlas resources at York University Libraries and beyond.
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.
Finding Maps at York
Map Library Collection | Maps at the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections | Maps at the Geographic Resource Centre | Using Map Holdings List | Using Map Indexes | Using the Catalogue | Using Gazetteers
Browse by Map Type
Browse by Topic
Canadian Census in Maps | Earth Sciences/Geology | Ecology and Forestry | Health and Social Issues | Historical Atlases and Maps | Hydrology | Maps about York University | Soils and Agriculture | Topographic Maps | Transportation | Weather and Climate