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Geographical Information System (GIS)

A guide to GIS software, resources, and tutorials.

Visual Guides

The Digital Scholarship Group provides educational materials for curricular, and research needs to support scholarship that includes GIS or data visualization components. The following handouts have been designed to provide visual guides for selecting and working with visualization and mapping tools.

Guide shows a map contains usage of GIS in various disciplines

Where Will Maps Take You Today?
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Maps are used in practically all disciplines but often for different purposes. This handout provides a guide to mapmaking tools and map types across the sciences, arts, and humanities, presented in the form of a subway map.




The image conatins tools and platforms to create maps

Want to Make a Digital Map?
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Want to create a digital map for your research or class work, but don't know where to start? Use this guide to find suggestions of tools and platforms to get up and running with GIS web publishing.

The tools and platform include Google My Maps, StoryMap, QGIS, ArcGIS Online and etc





A list of tools to use in digital story telling

Tools for Digital Storytelling
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There are many tools for digital storytelling, ranging from platforms for creating infographics to tools for choosing color palettes. This guide provides a list of suggested resources for use in your own work and research.

The tools include ArcGIS StoryMap, StoryMap JS, Policy Map, and others 


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