Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Introduction

Geographic information systems (GIS) is a cross-disciplinary 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.  Learn more about applications of GIS.

This guide provides some background information on GIS, as well as links to suggested resources such as books, journals, databases, and resources on the web such as professional organizations and more. Use the tabs at the top to navigate the guide.

 

 

GIS Services at Mullins Library

ArcGIS, developed by Esri, is the most widely used GIS software package. Mullins Library has a GIS workstation loaded with Esri’s ArcGIS version 10 software in the main service area on Level 2.  Ask at the Reference Desk and a staff member will log you on.

Please review our Library GIS User policies before using the machine.

More information about GIS services at Mullins Library is available on the Libaries' website.

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