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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Maps

Geographic information systems (GIS) is a cross-disciplinary computerized tool for viewing and analyzing information with a spatial component. Working with superimposed maps and data in a GIS brings a new perspective to fields including marketing, health and emergency services, agriculture, archaeology, environmental science, energy and more.

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Find Geospatial and Attribute Data

Find GIS Software and Specialized Equipment

Find Maps and Imagery

Contact

  • Kate Dougherty
  • Geosciences and Maps Librarian
  • (479) 575-2241
  • kmdoughe@uark.edu
  • MULN 223D
  • University of Arkansas Libraries
  • 365 N. McIlroy Ave.
  • Fayetteville, AR 72701-4002
  • GISrefer@uark.edu

PolicyMap Trial through May 24

PolicyMap is a web-based mapping tool. Analyze PolicyMap's datasets, or upload your data to visualize it on a customized map. PolicyMap is easy to use, and a great tool for teaching, student projects and even your research.

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ArcGIS Extensions Now Available

The Esri Business Analyst Online and Community Analyst extensions to ArcGIS are now available on the library's GIS computer. To use the extensions, just ask at the main service desk and you will be logged in.

ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 Introductory Tutorial Available

An introductory tutorial for Esri's ArcGIS version 10.1 is now available. This PowerPoint tutorial covers some basic GIS concepts and tasks.

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Last updated: September 19, 2013