As of Monday, April 26, Trent University Library & Archives (TULA) will offer contact-less curbside pickup services for library materials to Trent students, staff, and faculty until the end of the stay-home order. During this time, there will be no access to Bata Library or the Durham Campus Library & Learning Centre. For full details, please see our page about Trent Library & Archives service during COVID-19.

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 is part of the phased reopening of the Library. We are currently closed for walk-in services or browsing of physical stacks.

 For further information regarding remote access to MaDGIC collections and services see below. 

Assistance with Research & Assignments

As part of the phased reopening of the Library, MaDGIC staff are working from home. We are monitoring our email ticket system Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

We also welcome you to join our virtual drop-in Zoom sessions. 

MaDGIC Winter Term 2021 Virtual Drop-In hours Between January 11 and April 9: 

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. 

We look forward to assisting students and researchers with access to MaDGIC collections, technologies and support services. 




To request a virtual appointment outside of our regularly scheduled drop-in hours (or after April 9) please contact us


Join us for  our MaDGIC Mondays weekly #GISFH tutorial series. The tutorials will be 15 - 20 minutes, followed by a 10-minute Q & A period. Winter session workshops will take place between January 25 and March 29. Video recordings of workshops are posted here

No prerequisite is required and participants from all levels are encouraged to join any tutorial that is of interest to them. These sessions will be followed by our regular help hours from 3 p.m. to  4:30 p.m. 

Weekly Zoom links are posted under Trent University's Events Calendar under MaDGIC. Open to all registered members of Trent University. 

Further information and #GISFH tutorial schedule

In addition to our #GISFH tutorials, MaDGIC offers a range of workshops in support of Trent courses and research. Requests for workshops must be made a minimum of 3 weeks in advance of the desired date.

Please contact Barbara Znamirowski, Maps, Data & Government Information Centre for further information regarding workshops.

Access To MaDGIC Stacks

We will make every effort to retrieve maps and government publications from our stacks by special request or will supply a digital equivalent where available. Some exceptions may apply. To request items from MaDGIC collections please check OMNI for call numbers and complete a "Request" (Under "GET IT" in the catalogue record in OMNI) for items which appear as circulating. Please contact us about items which are listed in OMNI as not circulating, or for further information.

Contact Information


Mailing address:

Maps, Data & Government Information Centre
Thomas J. Bata Library, Trent University
1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough, ON, Canada K9L OG2