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Maps & Geospatial: Open Source Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This guide provides an introduction to open source GIS packages, which are free to use on Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms.

Introduction

Open Source GIS options provides users with downloadable software options and options to analyze and display geospatial data.

Maps and Geospatial Information Public Computers: Specialized Software Available

In addition to the softwares typically found on library computers, including ArcGIS ArcMap, R, and R studio; additional software is available on the Maps and Geospatial Information unit's public computers. This software includes: ArcGIS Pro, QGIS, GRASS, GeoDa, Saga GIS, Garmin BaseCamp, Garmin Map Install, and Powermap Preview for Excel.