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GIS (Geographic Information System) Resources

Provides library resources for studying GIS, online sources for GIS data, GIS resources available at EIU, and ideas for using GIS in the classroom.

Free GIS Software

ArcGIS -- Students currently enrolled at EIU may use this Esri software FREE for one year for educational purposes only. Contact Dr. Barry Kronenfeld for more information.
QGIS -- A free and open source geographic information system.
CartoDB -- Cloud-based mapping.
GRASS GIS -- Free and open source GIS software suite. Available on the Booth Library computers located on the West side of the 4000 Level behind the LTS service desk.
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