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Gould Library staff continue our commitment to support the teaching and research needs of the Carleton community. Information on remote access to library resources and services will be updated regularly on the Remote Resources and Guidance for Library Users page and this FAQ. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need additional assistance.

GIS and Geospatial Data

Getting Started and Getting Help

Finding the right data for your GIS project can be challenging. Before you start your search, be sure you can articulate what kind of data you need. Selecting the right data in the beginning will save time in the end.

If you cannot find what you need, contact a librarian to help. Your liaison librarian will know about data sources in your discipline, and Kristin Partlo knows about GIS data sources and uses generally.