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Data for the Social Sciences

a guide to finding data and/or statistics of interest to students and scholars engaged in social science research.


To expand your search to Canadian census products, consult the "2011 Census - Maps and Geography" box of the census page.

Canadian Portals


To expand your search, see also links under "Countries".

World Portals

GIS Centre Lunchless Learn

Are you interested in learning how to do more with GIS? The GIS Centre is holding its Lunchless Learn Series at the Killam Library with sessions starting on September 21st and continuing on all the way to October 31st. Sign up to one of the self contained sessions (offered at different dates and times to better accommodate your schedule) by sending an email to

Please have a look at the schedule below.

Tips for Citing Geospatial Data

Prince Edward Island