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Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Introduction


The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) LibGuide aims to provide students and faculty with the most useful datasets, resources, and tools for mapping information or conducting spatial analysis. If you are new to the concept of GIS, please visit Starting Point: GIS to get a basic understanding of the subject.

"A good cartographer is both a scientist and an artist."
– Erwin Josephus Raisz (1893 – 1968)



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