The best way to get in touch with our GIS & Data Librarian, Ian Spangler, is to visit Geospatial Research at the Leventhal Map & Education Center.
Our geospatial information library staff can help you with:
The Leventhal Map & Education Center maintains a portal called Cartinal with numerous guides, tutorials, and documentation sources for geospatial data and projects. Cartinal includes both step-by-step guides that are suitable for beginners who have never worked with GIS before, as well as more technical documentation for data services and resources provided by LMEC.
Some examples of resources you can find in Cartinal:
We can help you create, find, manipulate and preserve geospatial data formatted as:
We can point you to learning resources for GIS mapping software such as:
Still not sure if you’re in the right place?
Here are some example geospatial research projects we can help with: