Data & Maps

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The library provides access to a large collection of numerical, statistical and geospatial data at the local, provincial, national, and international level. We have a strong collection of Canadian data. 

Our datasets cover data a wide range of topics such as: 

  • Agriculture 
  • Census 
  • Environment 
  • Finance 
  • Health 
  • Public opinion 
  • Socio-economic 

Numerical and statistical data

We recommend odesi as a top source for numerical data.

University of Guelph research data repositories

The University of Guelph research data repositories host data produced and shared by University of Guelph researchers:

Learn more about our open access repositories.

Geospatial (map) data

We recommend odesi and Scholars GeoPortal as top sources for geospatial data.

Maps in the library collection

We have a small collection of physical maps, including:

  • Canadian topographic mpas
  • Historic fire insurance plans for Canadian cities (1800s to mid-1900s)
  • Historic Canadia air photos
  • Ontario soil surveys
  • Historic Ontario atlases
  • Local Guelph maps

Search Omni to find our digital and physical maps. You can narrow down your search using this trick:

For example, search "Canada" for maps of Canada. Use the "Resource Type" filter on the left side of the page in Omni to narrow down your search to "Maps".

Get assistance

Data and map experts are available to help you find and use numerical, statistical, and geospatial data

The library is committed to ensuring that members of our user community with disabilities have equal access to our services and resources and that their dignity and independence is always respected. If you encounter a barrier and/or need an alternate format, please fill out our Library Print and Multimedia Alternate-Format Request Form. Contact us if you’d like to provide feedback: