GIS Software and Workstations

**We are working to provide remote access to our workstations by September. Stay tuned!

Seven of our computer workstations are dedicated for GIS use, allowing you to view, collect and organize your data. 

They are located on the first (lower) floor near stairwell BThese workstations are prioritized for GIS software usage and are not bookable.


  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • ArcGIS 10.7
  • ArcGIS Pro 2.3
  • AutoCAD Map 3D
  • CityEngine
  • FME Desktop (data translation software program)
  • Global Mapper 20
  • Google Earth Pro
  • QGIS 3.4
  • Hardware bonus: large dual screens

Data access

All of our datasets are available online via our online downloading system (Carleton and Ottawa-Gatineau datasets) and Scholars GeoPortal (Ontario and Canada-wide datasets). 

Unattended GIS Workstations

In accordance with the MacOdrum Library's Unattended Workstation Policy, if there is a lineup and a current user leaves a workstation for more than 10 minutes, their work will be saved, they will be logged off, and the first person in line will be allowed to use the computer.

Content last updated: July 10, 2020