Data, Data and More Data
With so much GIS data available, it is impossible to list everything. Therefore, this guide is not meant to be comprehensive. This guide is meant to serve as a starting point for GIS data discovery. It also serves as an entry point for data that with some basic work can be transformed into GIS data. If you need additional help locating more GIS data, please contact Joe Hurley.
GIS Workshops in the University Library
GIS and Demographic Data Workshops
- Monday, February 18, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in Classroom 1 on the 1st floor of Library North
- Thursday, March 7, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in Classroom 1 on the 1st floor of Library North
- Wednesday, March 13, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Classroom 1 on the 1st floor of Library North
These workshops are open to all students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines. In these workshops, you’ll learn about resources such as Social Explorer, SimplyMap, Community Analyst, and Business Analyst, which enable you to easily create web-based maps and reports by utilizing their large current and historical datasets.
For more information about these workshops, contact Joe Hurley.
Free GIS Online Training for GSU Students, Faculty, and Staff
All GSU students, faculty, and staff have free access to many ESRI online training courses. These highly useful courses range from simple one hour sessions to longer, more involved courses. Visit the GSU Department of Geosciences Geospatial Laboratory site for more information on how to register for these courses.
ArcGIS Software On Campus
ArcGIS is a geographic information system software suite that allows users to create, manipulate, analyze and display geographic information. Where can you access this software?
- Georgia State University Library PC Workstations
The Georgia State University Library provides students, faculty and staff with access to ArcGIS software on nearly all of our PC workstations.
- GSU Department of Geosciences Geospatial Laboratory
The Department of Geosciences maintains a Geospatial Laboratory in 365 Sparks Hall.