Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
GIS is a system that allows researchers to store, manipulate, analyze, visualize, and present geographic data in a spatial manner.
Use this research guide to locate data to use within GIS software, such as ArcGIS or QGIS.
You can access licensed ArcGIS software on campus at the following locations:
Users can also download and configure QGIS, which is an open-source GIS platform, on their personal machines (Windows or Mac).