Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Head, Physics Library & Geosciences Librarian

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Stephanie Pierce
Contact:
Mullins Library
MULN 421
479-575-4483
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Data Services Librarian

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Lora Lennertz
Contact:
University of Arkansas Libraries

MULN 415

365 N. McIlRoy Ave
479-575-7197
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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.