Monday March 13, 2017

Looking for geospatial data to make a map and have no idea where to start?

Check out this guide, devised by the GIS librarian, based on the type of questions that students ask.

For more assistance, please visit the MADGIC research help, located on the 1st level of the MacOdrum Library.

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GIS on Monday Mar 13, 2017  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Monday January 30, 2017

This handy guide, written by the library's GIS team will help you find data (buildings, streets) on any location on earth using OpenStreetMap.

The second part of the guide helps you translate the OSM file (file extension .osm) to a shapefile or to DWG, using a software called FME.

(Source: MADGIC Staff)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GIS on Monday Jan 30, 2017  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Friday November 18, 2016


Did you miss GIS day? Here is another opportunity to learn about geographic information systems during the month of November. Visit the Maps, Data and Government Information Centre in MacOdrum Library to find out about the latest trends in this field of study.
(Source: MADGIC Staff)

Posted by Denize Tan in GIS on Friday Nov 18, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share