On March 1, 2012, OCUL launched its newest service, [Scholars GeoPortal|http://geo.scholarsportal.info] . 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.

h4. 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>|http://odesi.ca] , 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.


h4. Explore this wiki:


[About Scholars GeoPortal|scholarsgeoportal:About]

[Latest Release Notes|Releases]


[Documents|scholarsgeoportal:Documents]

[Help |scholarsgeoportal:Help]

[Teaching and Learning Resources |scholarsgeoportal:Teaching & Learning Resources]


[OCUL Members Space|http://spotdocs.scholarsportal.info/display/geo/Geospatial+and+Health+Data+Portal] (requires login)


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

[Scholars GeoPortal Beta now available\!|http://spotdocs.scholarsportal.info/display/sp/2011/08/25/Scholars+GeoPortal+Beta+now+online] August 25, 2011

[Scholars GeoPortal Beta - Release Notes & Known Bugs|Releases] Sep 19, 2011

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

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[Scholars GeoPortal Release Notes & Known Bugs|Releases] (Updated Feb 24, 2012)

[Features Under Development]



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The power of geographic information for teaching and learning is found in its multidisciplinary nature. [More...|scholarsgeoportal:Teaching & Learning Resources]



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