Information resources, both digital and printed, focus on the local area: Kitchener, Waterloo, Region of Waterloo, and adjacent Ontario counties.
The Geospatial Centre has acquired significant data resources including provincial environmental data, nation-wide Canadian street data, and orthoimagery for all of southwestern Ontario.
Valued printed collections include:
- 20,000 maps, ranging from maps of the City of Waterloo to maps of the world,
- 55,000 aerial photographs for various parts of southwestern Ontario, and
- 500 atlases for Canada and countries around the world.
Located on the third floor of Dana Porter Library, the Geospatial Centre has Geographic Information System (GIS) computer stations, a colour printer, and a large-format scanner available for use.
For more information about resources available at the Geospatial Centre, please feel free to go through the module below.