Mapping Resources

ArcGIS Online
ArcGIS Online is an online, collaborative web GIS used to create, and share maps, analytics, data and more. With ArcGIS Online, you can access ready-to-use maps and apps, and Esri’s secure cloud, where you can add items and publish web layers. CBU has an ArcGIS Online account. If you are a member of the CBU community and interested in getting a username or an introduction to ArcGIS for you or a group, contact Laura Syms, Business and Data Service Librarian, at 902.563.1994 for more information.

Boundary files
Canadian census boundary files for small geographies are available to CBU users through CBU’s Data Liberation Initiative[DLI] license. For more information contact Laura R. Syms. Larger geographies[province, census division] can be freely downloaded:

Online maps
A selection of freely available online maps:

Academic Integrity Guide for Students


Cathy Chisholm
School of Professional Studies Liaison Librarian (Education, Nursing and Public Health)

Office: Library L-120

Phone: 902.563.1993

Jasmine Hoover
Scholarly Resources Librarian / School of Science & Technology Liaison Librarian

Office: Library 118C

Phone: 902-563-1231

Laura Syms
Shannon School of Business & Data Services Liaison Librarian

Office: L-118-A

Phone: 902.563.1994