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Maps & Geospatial: Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Resources to discover GIS data, learn about GIS, and provide references for research.

Library Databases

Supplemental Resources for Library Databases



Social Explorer


Project on the review of maps and geospatial content in electronic resources available through the University Librares

Library Resources: Getting Start with the Catalog

Tips for searching the Catalog: Use the catalog and search by keyword, type in the your search term: “geographic information systems” and “keyword”.

Another way is to narrow by subject terms: geospatial

Library Resources: Getting started with Journals

Select GIS Journals to locate scholarly articles

  • Geographical Research
  • Geographical Review
  • GeoInformatica
  • International Journal of Geographical Information Science
  • Informational Journal of Health Geographics
  • Journal of Geographical Systems
  • The Geographical Journal
  • Transactions in GIS

Library Resources: Digital Terrain Analysis

World: LandScan Additional Resources