Bata Library and the Durham GTA Campus Library & Learning Centre are now open to current students, staff, and faculty. For detailed information about the re-opening of the libraries, please see our reopening announcement.

Trent University Library & Archives continues to offer electronic collections and virtual services. Please contact us at to access virtual services and supports. Check for updates regularly on our COVID-19 Alert Page.

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:

  • 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 in the Events Calendar by first signing in to MyTrent. Search for 'MaDGIC' and limit the results to Events Calendar.

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

Questions and requests for virtual appointments should be sent to:


MaDIC 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 Ellen Olsen-Lynch, 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