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Geographic Information Systems/Science

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.

Introduction to GIS on LinkedIn Learning

This page highlights the video instruction available on LinkedIn Learning for GIS. There is instruction available for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Pro and QGIS. Below are some of the available courses listed. To find more, search in LinkedIn Learning.

Real-World GIS

Learning GIS (geographical information systems) requires training in cartography, database management, and spatial analysis. But once you've built a solid foundation in the basics, how do you approach GIS challenges in the real world? Dr. Jason VanHorn is here to help you master practical GIS scenarios, and answers the 7 most common questions he receives from other GIS professionals, including: Where can I get quality data? How do I create projections? What's an inexpensive solution for collecting geospatial data? and Where can I find a GIS job?

ArcGIS Essential Training

Learn to create and manage data, maps, and analytical models with ArcGIS. Author Adam Wilbert shows how to get around maps and start adding your own data and importing data from existing databases. He demonstrates how to select and edit individual map elements, and connect to advanced geospatial data sources. He explains the finer points of working with vector vs. raster data, and then shows how to style your map so it's easy for others to interpret, including finishing touches such as a legend, scale bar, and annotations. Plus, learn how to use ModelBuilder to sequence workflows and share them with the rest of your organization.

ArcGIS Pro Essential Training

Get data-mapping and geoprocessing power in a new, more intuitive work environment with ArcGIS Pro. ArcGIS Pro Essential Training shows how to use the new ribbon-based interface and editing environment in ArcGIS to accomplish common 2D and 3D mapping tasks. Learn to create project-centered files that gather local and online resources and geodatabases together into a single location—making management and creation of your maps that much easier. Create multiple 2D map views and 3D scenes in a single project and save project templates to reuse your layouts. Instructor Adam Wilbert also covers manipulating data using the included ArcGIS geoprocessing tools, adding styles and symbols, and sharing the final maps via ArcGIS Online or as standalone packages.

Learning QGIS

Enrich your GIS data and make more effective maps with QGIS. Gordon Luckett shows how to get QGIS up and running on your computer and create maps with vector and raster data. Plus, learn how to stylize maps, get more insights from data with overlays and heat maps, and publish results with powerful Python-driven plugins for QGIS.