Request for GIS Data Resources

GIS Data Resources are restricted to Brock University faculty, staff and students for teaching and research purposes only. Please submit request at least three days in advance of the date required. Map Library staff will be in contact with you regarding your request. You will be required to sign a data release form before GIS data files will be delivered. To determine the databases of interest, please follow the instructions below.

Data Resources:
Searching for available data at Brock can be done in two ways:

1. Browse through the resource listing at

2. Search the James A. Gibson Library online catalogue using the Advanced Search option. Use "electronic resource" and a geographic area as keywords, for example:

Canada and electronic resource
topograph** and electronic resource
Ontario and geolog* and electronic resource

Select MAP LIBRARY under "Location" to limit search to geospatial data resources.

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If you have problems with this form please download request form in WORD (.doc) format here. Email your request to

Brock University protects your privacy and your personal information. The personal information requested on this form is collected under the authority of The Brock University Act, 1964, and in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) for the administration of the University and its programs and services. Direct any questions about this collection to the Department Head, Colleen Beard of the Brock University Map Library at 905-688-5550, ext.3468 or see

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