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GIS Resources and Services Workshop October 30, 2012

Would you like to create maps or visualize geographic data for your research or your teaching?  Or are you already using maps and data, but want to learn about new GIS resources and services at GSU?  If so, attend the GIS Resources and Services Workshop.  This workshop will be led by Joe Hurley of the University Library and Jack Reed of the Department of Geosciences and will be held on:

  • Tuesday, October 30, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Classroom 1 on the 1st floor of Library North

This workshop is open to all students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines.  In this workshop, you’ll learn about resources such as Social Explorer, SimplyMap, Community Analyst, and Business Analyst, which enable you to easily create web-based maps and reports by utilizing their large current and historical datasets.  You’ll also learn about the GIS services, data holdings, and software packages offered by the University Library and the Department of Geosciences.

For more information about this workshop, contact Joe Hurley.

Percentage of “Young Achievers” in 2011 by Census Tract and Drinking Places (Bars) in Atlanta
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) and Percentage of “Young Achievers” in 2011 by Census Tract in Atlanta - Map created with SimplyMap using Dun and Bradstreet business location data and PRIZM Lifestage Groups data.