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MSU Libraries Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Services

What is GIS?

A system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of spatial or geographical data.

What is in this guide?

This guide provides information on how to access and use GIS software. Information is organized in the following sections:

  • GIS Software - provides information on where and how to access popular GIS software at MSU Libraries. 
  • GIS Training - provides information about GIS training opportunities.
  • GIS Data Resources - links to public data sets.
  • Online Mapping & Visualization Tools - links to selected online mapping tools.
  • GIS Tutorials and Examples - links to videos and sample maps. 

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