Contact the Maps, Data and Government Information Centre - MaDGIC

The Maps, Data & Government Information Centre (MaDGIC) is located on the 4th Floor of Bata Library. 

MaDGIC offers a range of services which include both in-person and virtual support. 

RT Email Ticket System for assistance with assignments, research and teaching 

MaDGIC maintains an email ticket system for research questions and requests for appointments.  Our email ticket system is monitored Monday through Friday.  Contact us at:  

Consultation Service Hours (in-person)

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Wednesday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  

Appointments are recommended.  Contact us

Consultation Service Hours (virtual) 

Drop-In Virtual Help sessions are available beginning the week of September 13, at the following times:  

          Mondays from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

To attend a drop-in session, you'll find a Zoom link under Trent University's  "Events Calendar". Open to all registered members of Trent University. 

Book a Virtual Appointment:

To book a virtual appointment outside of our regular Drop-In Virtual Help hours, please contact us providing us with information on your research topic or question and a few choices of dates and times when you are available to meet. We will confirm a time and provide you with a link for a virtual meeting. 

Access to Government Publications and Maps Stacks 

Government Publications and Maps stacks are open to current Trent students, faculty and staff for browsing during library hours of operation. 

Please see Library Services During COVID-19 for updates. 

Contact Information


4th Floor, Bata Library 

                Data Visualization Lab: Room 402

                MaDGIC Consultation Office: Room 415
Mailing address:
Maps, Data & Government Information Centre
Thomas J. Bata Library, Trent University
1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough, ON, Canada K9L OG2