Geography resource centre

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The Geography resource centre (also known as the Viessmann Resource Centre or map library) is located in room 2E5 of the Arts building on Laurier's Waterloo campus.

The centre offers resources including:

  • Atlas collection
  • Topographic map collections
  • Selected aerial imagery for Southern Ontario
  • Specialized computers with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop software
  • Google Earth Pro
  • Geospatial and GIS support (contact Trina King, Cartographer / Geospatial specialist)


The Geography resource centre is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Please note that current GES students may access the collection on evenings and weekends using their OneCard.



Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L3C5
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The centre is located on Laurier's Waterloo campus, just east of the University Avenue and Albert Street intersection. It is just a short walk away from Grand River Transit 7, 8, 9, 12 and 29 bus routes. Please visit the Grand River Transit website for route information and times.


Parking is available across Laurier's Waterloo campus. For fees, lot and accessibility information, please visit the Laurier Parking Services page.

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