Library:Finding and Using Data for your Research/GIS
- Research data sets from around the world, collected by the library.
- Datasets of interest include census tables and geography, base map data, and transportation network data, among others.
- Open data portal from the BC government. Provides access to datasets across sectors, including data about the Economy, Education, Finance, Health, Justice, Natural Resources, Service, Social Services, and Transportation.
- Search the catalogue with keywords, and filter your results by filetype as well as by the sector or Ministry.
- Freely available maps, data and publications from Natural Resources Canada
- Web-based mapping application that enables users to develop interactive maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.
- Canada/US only
- Open data portal for the City of Vancouver. Many of the datasets are geographic in nature.
Related Research Guides
Climatological/Hydrological Data Sources Some of these data sources may not be in GIS formats.