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GIS Workshop: Making Your First Map with ArcGIS

Here’s your chance to get started with geographic information systems software in a friendly, jargon-free environment.  This workshop introduces the skills you need to make your own maps.  Along the way you’ll get a taste of Earth’s most popular GIS software (ArcGIS) and a gentle introduction to cartography. You’ll leave with your own cartographic masterpieces and tips for learning more in your pursuit of mappiness at UVa.

All sessions are one hour and assume participants have no previous experience using GIS.  Sessions will be hands-on with step-by-step tutorials and expert assistance.  All sessions will be taught on Wednesdays from 2PM to 3PM in the Alderman Electronic Classroom, ALD 421 (adjacent to the Scholars’ Lab) and are free and open to the UVa and larger Charlottesville community.  No registration, just show up!

See the full schedule here: Fall 2018 UVa Library GIS Workshop Series

Related LibGuide: Geographic Information Science by Chris Gist

Date:
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Alderman 421
Campus:
Alderman
Categories:
GIS Workshop
Presenter:
Chris Gist/Drew McQueen

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Event Organizer

Laura Miller