This is a library resource guide for GIS.There are several departments on campus which use GIS. They include but are not limited to Geography, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, History, Biological Sciences and Economics.
The mission of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society is to support research, education and practice to improve the understanding of, creation, analysis and use of maps and geographic information to support effective decision-making and improve the quality of life.
Their mission is to foster and maintain interaction, cooperation and community among individuals interested in the analysis of geo-referenced data, modeling of spatio-temporal processes, and the use of analytical and computational techniques in solving geographic problems.
The National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis is an independent
research consortium dedicated to basic research and education in geographic
information science and its related technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS).
The Geospatial Revolution Project is an integrated public service media and outreach initiative about the world of digital mapping and how it is changing the way we think, behave, and interact. The page includes links to the various episodes.
GeoSpatial Webinars are designed to be educational and informative. They cover a variety of topics related to GIS. You can sign up to get updates on future webinars. The archive of presentations is also available for viewing.
While geospatial technologies are found at almost every U.S. university, the placement of GIS within the organizational structure of the institution is varied. Some universities have GIS or geography departments. Some house GIS under their geology, data science or anthropology departments. Other universities place GIS in their libraries. These universities often have a designated GIS librarian who plays an important role in facilitating research involving geospatial data, as well as in communicating the importance of data preservation to the academic and wider community. ...