Scholars GeoPortal is a geospatial data discovery tool allowing Ontarioís university students and researchers better access to OCULís growing collection of geospatial data. The portal offers search, view, query, download and mapping functionality for datasets licensed by Ontario university libraries, covering such topics as land use, road networks, boundaries, geoscience, air photo imagery, points of interest (such as healthcare facilities, schools), and more.
Explore the portal using our easy: Step-by-step Tutorial
Best of GeoPortal Data - a primer for selecting data layers through Scholars GeoPortal.
More about the portal and geospatial data resources: Scholars GeoPortal User Guide
Citing a data layer from the GeoPortal:
Data layer title [format]. Place of publication: Publisher, date. Available: Name of site and URL (accessed date).
Ontario Road Network (ORN) [computer file]. Peterborough, ON: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, 2010. Available: Scholars GeoPortal http://geo2.scholarsportal.info/ (January 1, 2013)
Soil Survey Complex (ON Soils) [computer file]. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs, 2009. Available: Scholars GeoPortal http://geo2.scholarsportal.info/ (January 1, 2013)
For local assistance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This data is made available through Scholars Portal, A Service of the Ontario Council of University Libraries.
The data is licenced to Brock University faculty, staff and students for teaching and research purposes only.