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GIS

This guide introduces geospatial tools, datasets, and resources for applying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in scholarly and creative work, across the disciplines.

Digital Projects Lab Peer Assistants & Specialists

Meet in Crandall Building 60 with student Peer Assistants who are here to help with Graphic Design, Data Science & Statistics, GIS & Mapping, and more! Setup a time to meet with a Peer Assistant below. 

Areas of Expertise Peer Assistants Winter 2024 Availability
GIS & Mapping  Megan or Alex Available Times
Graphic Design  Reva or Sophia Available Times
Data Science & Statistics  Sucheen, Dylan or Ivan Available Times
Data & GIS Specialist  Russ Available Times

Accessing Specialized Software on Campus

Library Space in Crandall Bldg. 60

ArcGIS Pro, AutoCAD, SOLIDWORKS, SPSS and the Adobe Creative Suite are available on a small number of Windows workstations at Kennedy Library's temporary location in Crandall Building 60, open Monday-Friday 8am-7pm. These workstations are available for individuals or small groups of students, staff, or faculty, to work on projects, outside of college computer labs.

University Union San Luis Lounge Hub24 Computer Lab 

Available 24 hours and 7 days a week, the UU San Luis Lounge features a workspace with 45 Windows computers, with ArcGIS Pro, AutoCAD, SOLIDWORKS, SPSS, SAS and the Adobe Creative Cloud programs installed. 

Computer labs on campus

Please contact your specific colleges' advising center for the availability of course-specific computer labs.

Kennedy Library Data, GIS and Design Support

GIS world map visualization

Mapping and GIS

Access datasets, tools, and training for mapping and GIS

scatterplot

Data Visualization

Expand your data visualization skills with tools such as Tableau, for creating interactive dashboards

R data wrangling sheet

Data Science with R and Python

Access new tools and resources to learn more about working with data, including R and Python

Presentations & Workshops

Learn from hands-on, introductory workshops in data visualization, command-line tools, and more.

Hub24 computers

Meet, Collaborate, and Share

Drop by or schedule a time to meet with the Data & GIS Peer Assistants in Crandall Bldg 60 to get help, collaborate on projects, and share your work