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How we can help 

Whether you’re an experienced user of geographic information systems (GIS) or are just starting out, we can provide the following services that can help you incorporate geospatial data and technologies into your research or teaching:

  • Data services: helps finding and accessing geospatial data for your research or teaching. 
  • Consultations: provides one-on-one consultations on GIS software and analysis techniques. 
  • Course support: provides direct course support for any class with a geospatial data component or need. Typical examples include in-class presentations on geospatial data and how it can be applied to your subject area, course-specific lectures on GIS tailored to the needs of the course, hands-on workshops using GIS software, and interdisciplinary GIS seminars. 
  • Workshops: offers Geospatial Information Literacy programs which include lectures and hands-on workshops designed to teach faculty, staff and students how to locate, access and utilize geospatial resources, as well as use GIS-related software to conduct spatial analyses and digital mapping. 

Make an appointment 

We offer one-on-one consultations, course-related instruction, and workshops in geospatial data and mapping. Make an appointment at

Attend our workshops and tutorials 

We host a variety of open workshops throughout the year on geospatial data, GIS software and spatial analysis. These workshops are free and open to the University faculty, staff and students. Check out the Leddy Library Event Calendar for the upcoming workshops. 

Explore our Guides 

Our Geographic Information Systems (GIS) subject guide can be a good place for you to find information pertaining to software, data, and support for GIS and geospatial data.
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