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.


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.  The new service was made possible with support from the Government of Ontario through the OntarioBuys initiative.

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About Scholars GeoPortal


Help & Support


What's New?

OPHID project launched October 7, 2011

Scholars GeoPortal Beta now available! August 25, 2011

Scholars GeoPortal Beta - Release Notes & Known Bugs Sep 19, 2011

Press Release July 3, 2009

Related Project Announced April 7, 2011



Scholars GeoPortal Release Notes & Known Bugs (Updated Feb 24, 2012)

Features Under Development

Metadata Best Practices Document


Teaching and Learning Resources

The power of geographic information for teaching and learning is found in its multidisciplinary nature. More...

Resource Guide (draft version)

Project Working Groups

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