July 8-28, 2013This newly re-designed course is modeled on Eva Dodsworth's LITA Guide of the same name. Getting Started with GIS provides an introduction to GIS technology and GIS in libraries. Through hands on exercises, discussions and recorded lectures, students will acquire skills in using GIS software programs, social mapping tools, map making, digitizing, and researching for geospatial data. This three week course provides introductory GIS skills that will prove beneficial in any library or information resource position. The course will consist of weekly asynchronous lectures and modules in Moodle. No previous mapping or GIS experience is necessary.
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