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Exploring Geographic Information Science for Librarians: Introduction


In this overview of GIS, attendees will:

•Differentiate between interactive mapping, GIS Lite, and GIS
•Use three GIS Lite tools available to Michigan libraries
•Identify the most popular GIS software packages and enumerate several things they can do that GIS Lite can not
•Determine which mapping tools will be of use for addressing common library reference questions
•Have time for Q&A

Geospatial Information


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Subject Guide

Kathleen Weessies
Geosciences Librarian; Head, Map Library
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