Although the Map & Data Library is physically closed, we are still available remotely and happy to help. We can conduct consultations using online teleconferencing software. Please feel free to contact us at or use our help form. We have a number of tutorials available, are still supplying software licenses, and have compiled a list of resources for working with COVID-19 data.

Please note that our computer lab is also accessible for use through remote access. See this link for more information.

COVID-19: Updates on library services and operations

Linguistic Data Consortium

The Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) is an open consortium of universities, libraries, corporations and government research laboratories. LDC was formed in 1992 to address the critical data shortage then facing language technology research and development. LDC is hosted by the University of Pennsylvania and is a center within the University’s School of Arts and Sciences. 


The University of Toronto is a subscriber to the Linguistic Data Consortium which licenses language corpora and other language resources. For more information about the LDC, please visit their website

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Date of collection: 
1993 to 2019