While Windsor-Essex remains in the Grey "Lockdown" level of the COVID-19 response framework the library will operate on a limited basis and will continue to offer Contactless Pickup and Digital Delivery services on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The library encourages patrons to remain patient as some delivery delays may occur during the transition.

Remote hours of operation are 8:30 am - 4:30 pm from Monday to Friday. Please refer to our homepage and Frequently Asked Questions for the latest updates on our remote services, accessing the library building, and hours of operation. Be sure to login to your account to access all of our resources from off-campus.

GIS Software


Some of the most popular commercial GIS packages are:

Open Source

Open source software is typically defined as software in which the source code can be modified and redistributed by the general public. Unlike commercial software, a great deal of open source software is available free of charge. The following is a sample list of the most well-known ones:

For a complete index of Open Source GIS software, click here