Recommend Guides

Examples

Air photo, orthophoto, or satellite image

Format

Author, Title or Scene ID, Satellite and sensor name (as appropriate). Scale. Place of publication: Publisher, Date of image collection (NOT date of reproduction). Retrieved (day, month, year) from (URL).

Examples

City of Ottawa. 2014 Ottawa Air Photos. Ottawa, Ontario: City of Ottawa, 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2016 from https://sign.library.carleton.ca/agreements/7/access/_Ottawa_Gatineau_Re....

Natural Resources Canada. GeoBase Orthoimage 2005-2010. Ontario: Natural Resources Canada, 2005-2010. Retrieved 9 July 2016 from http://geogratis.gc.ca/api/en/nrcan-rncan/ess-sst/17FB0A31-D9FE-A35B-3BD....

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Southwestern Ontario Orthophotography Project (SWOOP) 2010. Peterborough, Ontario: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, 2010. Retrieved 19 January 2015 from http://geo.scholarsportal.info/#r/details/_uri@=398424116.

Geospatial dataset - raster, vector, or LiDAR

Format

Author. Title. Edition. Place of production: Producer, Date of copyright or production. Retrieved (day, month, year) from (URL).

Examples

City of Ottawa. 1:2,000 Topographic Data‚Äč. Ottawa, Ontario: City of Ottawa, [200x]. Retrieved 1 December 2014 from https://sign.library.carleton.ca/agreements/7/access/_Ottawa_Gatineau_Re....

DMTI Spatial Inc. DMTI Digital Elevation Models (30m and 90m). Markham, Ontario: DMTI Spatial Inc., 2002. Retrieved 8 September 2012 from Carleton University Library.

Terrapoint. LiDAR - Greenbelt 2006. Canada: Terrapoint, 2006. Retrieved 22 February 2015 from https://sign.library.carleton.ca/agreements/7/access/_Ottawa_Gatineau_Re....

Data from a commercial digital database

Format

Database Name [type of medium]. (Year). Producer location, province/state: Producer name. Available: Supplier/Database identifier or number [Access date].

Examples

ESRI ArcCanada 2.0 [CD-ROM]. (1999). Redlands, CA: Environmental Systems Research Institute.

DMTI Spatial Inc. CanMap Streetfiles 6.1: Streets [digital resource: vector]. Version 6.1. Markham, Ontario: DMTI Spatial Inc., 2003. Retrieved (day, month, year), from Carleton University Library.

Digital Cartographic Reference Base of Ontario, Version 3.0, Cartography Section, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, 2002.

Data downloaded from an FTP server

Format

Database Name [type of medium]. (Year). Producer location, province/state: Producer name. Available FTP: address/path/file [Access date].

Example

Canada Land Use Monitoring Program [computer file]. 1966-1986. Ottawa, ON: Ministry of Natural Resources. Available FTP: http://geogratis.cgdi.gc.ca/download/clump/ [June 4th, 2003].

Maps produced using GIS software

Format

Author. "Map title" [format]. Scale. Computer database title [format]. Edition. Place of production: Producer, Date of copyright or production. Using: Author. Computer software title [format]. Edition. Place of production: Producer, Date of copyright or production.

Examples

"Ottawa outline" [map]. 1:60,000. City of Ottawa GIS Data [computer files]. Ottawa, Ont.: City of Ottawa, 1999. Using: ArcView [GIS software]. Version 3.2. Redlands, CA: Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc., 1992-1999.

"Percentage of Total Population with Italian as Mother Tongue, Hamilton CMA, 1991" [map]. 1"=15 miles approx. Census of Canada 1991, Hamilton CMA Census Tracts Digital Boundary File (g91ct537.exe) and Census of Canada 1991 CD-ROM [computer files]. Hamilton: Lloyd Reeds Map Collection, McMaster University, 1996. Using: ArcView GIS [GIS software]. Version 3.0. Redlands, CA: Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc., 1992-1996.