ArcGIS 10.4 Software Available

The Ryerson University Library & Archives (RULA) along with the Departments of Geography, Civil Engineering , Urban and Regional Planning and Chemistry and Biology share the cost and administer the ESRI Software – Campus Site License for access to the ArcGIS Suite of software. In addition to institutional access for ArcGIS Desktop software via the GIS & Data and/or departmental labs, students/staff/faculty in these participating departments or associated graduate programs may request ONE copy of ArcGIS Desktop – Student Edition software for academic use (teaching, research, educational purposes). Commercial use of the software is prohibited.

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2011 CensusPlus Now Available via Simply Map Canada

“Due to changes in methodology, Statistics Canada is not officially releasing dissemination area (DA) data from the 2011 NHS, which replaced the long-form census. CensusPlus offers enhanced data for the most important NHS themes for all DAs in Canada, fills in missing values and eliminates random rounding in both NHS and Census data. The result is a comprehensive set of demographic variables available for any geographic level—be it standard census and postal geographies or custom client trade areas.” (Environics Analytics, 2014)   Read more…

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ArcGIS 10.2 Software Available

The Ryerson University Library & Archives (RULA) along with the Departments of Geography, Civil Engineering and Urban & Regional Planning share the cost and administer the ESRI Software – Campus Site License for access to the ArcGIS Suite of software. In addition to institutional access for ArcGIS Desktop software via the GIS & Data and/or departmental labs, students/staff/faculty in these participating departments may request ONE copy of ArcGIS Desktop – Student Edition software for academic use (teaching, research, educational purposes). Commercial use of the software is prohibited.

Request ArcGIS Desktop – Student Edition

Student Job Opportunity: GIS and Webpage Assistant

The Geospatial Map and Data Centre is hiring a part-time GIS and Webpage Assistant for the upcoming Fall and Winter terms (2014-15).

Under the supervision of the GIS and Map Librarian, the candidate will assist in the delivery of a wide range of geospatial data and map products/services available through the Geospatial Map and Data Centre (GMDC) in the Ryerson University Library. The successful candidate will assist with various tasks related to the search, access, and delivery of data via the Geospatial Map and Data Centre (GMDC) website.

To apply for this position, visit the Work-Study Program Job Posting for more details.

Welcome to the NEW GMDC Website!

Welcome to the New Geospatial Map & Data Centre (GMDC) Website!

We are excited to announce the launch of our new and improved GMDC website! Please take some time to familiarize yourself with our new format and content. We are always looking for new ways to improve access and support for GIS & Geospatial resources, our Paper Map Inventory, and the Statistics & Data offerings in the Ryerson library. We encourage you to provide feedback through this blog about how we can improve our collections and services. Alternatively, visit us in the GMDC to discover how we can assist with your course work and research!

We hope to see you soon!

GMDC Staff