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Exploring Geographic Information Science for Librarians: Learning More about GIS

Reading List

These books below were read and used in creating the workshop content.   I recommend them for further reading.  The links will lead you to the book's information in "MelCat" which will show the MSU call number, but also holding in about 400 other libraries around Michigan.  If you have any questions, please email me at

Free GIS Tutorials

GIS Training

Workshops (non-credit or C.E.U.):

Remote Sensing & GIS is a unit MSU's campus that offers one and two-day CEU certified workshops.  The trainers are ESRI certified.

Online Instructor-Led Classes (ESRI)

For-Credit Classes:

The MSU Geography Department teaches several GI - related courses including Geo 325, Geographic Information Systems, a 3-credit hour course.  For more information see the Geography Department Course Listing.

Open Source GIS

Subject Guide

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Kathleen Weessies
Geosciences Librarian; Social Sciences Coordinator; Head, Map Library
MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive W308
Subjects:Geography, Geology

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