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On March 1, 2012, OCUL launched its newest service, [Scholars GeoPortal|]. We encourage all Ontario university students, staff and faculty to explore the site and use our online tools to discover the fascinating geospatial data on offer.

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h3. Background

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) has launched a new  geospatial and health informatics storage and data discovery tool that,  along with the social science data delivery system [<odesi>|] , provides a portal to Ontario researchers to access numeric and  spatial datasets.&nbsp; The new service was made possible with support from  the Government of Ontario through the OntarioBuys initiative.

h3. Explore this wiki:

[About Scholars GeoPortal|scholarsgeoportal:About]

[Latest Release Notes|Releases]

[Data in Scholars GeoPortal|scholarsgeoportal:data]


[Help |scholarsgeoportal:Help]

[Teaching and Learning Resources |T&L]

[OCUL Members Space|] (requires login)






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*What's New?*

[Scholars GeoPortal Officially Launched\!|] March 1, 2012

[Scholars GeoPortal Recognized by the OLA|] Jan 23, 2012

[OPHID project launched|wiki^OPHID_announcement.docx] October 7, 2011

[Scholars GeoPortal Beta now available\!|] August 25, 2011

[Press Release|wiki^2009-07-03 OCUL Geospatial Data andHealth Informatics announcement.pdf] July 3, 2009

[Related Project Announced|scholarsgeoportal:PHIRN] April 7, 2011{panel}
*Updates of Interest*

The ArcGIS Online Ocean Basemap was recently updated with Canadian bathymetry data. This basemap is available in [Scholars GeoPortal|] (click Basemap to switch to the ESRI Oceans basemap). [More info|]

The ArcGIS Online World Imagery Basemap was recently updated with expanded coverage of 1m resolution GeoEye IKONOS imagery for parts of Canada. This basemap is available in [Scholars GeoPortal|] (click Basemap to switch to the ESRI Imagery basemap). [More info|] {panel}