Open Services Suite & Open Content
Searching for Open Content by Material Type
- Journal Articles
- Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs
- Models / Simulations
- Textbooks & eBooks
For more information about Open Data, see the:
- Business - Open Data Research Guide for open data sources organized geographically and thematically.
- Geographic Information System (GIS) Resources Research Guide section on Open Data for geographic sources.
For more information about Research Data Management (RDM), see the RDM Research Guide
This section was adapted from the University of British Columbia Libraries Open Education guide.
When using and embedding images and other multimedia materials, you should credit the creator through an attribution statement. Information about building an attribution statement is available in the Copyright & Open Licensing Research Guide.
SANDS Web Mapping Applications
Air Photo Digitized Collection, Alberta (1922 - 1959, 7000+ digital photos): This tool is designed to allow easy public discovery of 7000+ copyright cleared digitized aerial photographs from the SANDS collection.
Air Photo Set Search Tool (Air Photo Search Guide): This search tool is designed to assist users to search SANDS' aerial photograph collection.
Oblique Photos - Calgary, Alberta (1970s): This tool is designed to allow easy public discovery of oblique photos of Calgary flown by MachAir Surveys in the 1970s. Images we scanned from original negatives and copyright is held by SANDS.
Cummins Rural Directory Maps - Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba (1922/1923): This application displays part of the Canadian Township System and provides links to Cummins Rural Directory maps (sometimes referred to as homestead maps) from SANDS collection.
Fire Insurance Plans - Calgary, Alberta (1911 - 1970s): This index map displays both the years and areas in Calgary for which SANDS has fire insurance plan coverage.
International Map of the World - Canada Set (1:1,000,000 Topographic Series): This International Map of the World (IMW) index map covers only Canada and provides links to the scanned maps from the SANDS collection.
National Topographic System Maps of Alberta (1907 - 1969, Various Scales): This application displays the National Topographic System (NTS) grids at various scales and provide links to the scanned maps from the SANDS collection.
Topographic Maps, by Sections - Calgary, Alberta (1963 - 1990, scale of 1:2000): This application displays the Alberta Township System (ATS) for Calgary and provides links to the canned topographic maps from the SANDS collection.
Township Plans, Alberta (1883 - 1919): This application displays Alberta Township Plans from the SANDS collection.
Sectional Maps, Canadian Prairies (1 to 3 Mile, 1902 - 1955): This index provides links to sectional maps at the 1 to 3 mile scale, with coverage mainly of the Canadian Prairies, from the SANDS collections.
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