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GRAduate Student Skills

ArcGIS

ArcGIS is a mapping software that allows users to analyze geospatial data and create custom maps. 

The Geospatial Data & GIS infoguide provides information on ArcGIS. Other topics in this guide include:

  • Resources for learning GIS, including books and blogs 
  • ArcGIS tutorials
  • How to access ArcGIS software 
  • ArcGIS handouts and data 

Check the Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC) calendar for ArcGIS workshops this semester or request a group tutorial.

Other GIS Tools

There are open source GIS software and tools, including:

  • QGIS
  • Map Warper
  • CARTO
  • And more!

For a detailed list of these tools, review the Open Source GIS Tools section of the GIS infoguide.