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Welcome GIS Students!

This guide is just for you - click through to find all library resources for Geographic Information Systems.

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If you need assistance with copyright, using the library, navigating databases, or general research questions, check out our Research Help section. 

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If you need program specific help, stop by a peer tutoring session for your program. Check out our Peer Tutoring section for info and the tutoring schedule

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The Learning Portal provides up-to-date assistance with research, writing, study skills and citations. Be sure to check it out if you need help starting a researching project, paper, or with citations

Where to find GIS resources

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Our circulating books and videos are found on the 3rd floor. Most GIS resources are found in the G 70.2 section and the GA section. See below for specifics.

G 70.2 --Geographic Information Systems
GA 1-1776 - Mathematical geography. Cartography
GA 51-87 - Surveys (General)
GA 101-1776 - Cartography
GA 109 - Aerial cartography
GA 109.5 - Cadastral mapping
GA 109.8 - Statistical mapping
GA 110-115 - Projection
GA 125-155 - Map drawing, modeling, printing, reading, etc.
GA 192-197.3 - Collections of maps, globes, etc. Map libraries
GA 197.5-198 - Cartographers
GA 260-288 - Globe making. Globes
GA 300-325 - World maps, general atlases, etc.
GA 341-1776 - Maps. By region or country
GB 3-5030 - Physical geography
GC 1-1581 - Oceanography
TA 595.5 --Global Positioning Systems


Use the subject headings listed below to search the library catalogue ( for books, e-books, and videos. Library staff are available to help with your search. 


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Sault College
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Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6B 4J3
(705) 759-2554 ext. 2711

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