Geographic Information System (GIS) Tutorial

A brightly colored image of virtually-generated buildings and streets.

A map of Manhattan generated using GIS data. (Jennie Murack, MIT Geospatial Data Librarian.)


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The MIT GIS Services Group at the MIT Libraries hosts a number of tutorial workshops throughout the year. This resource gathers together some of those introductory workshop materials designed to accustom GIS novices to the various available software packages and introduce them to some of the many features included in GIS systems. Topics include an introduction to two GIS applications, spatial data analysis, and spatial statistics.

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MIT GIS Services Group. RES.STR-001 Geographic Information System (GIS) Tutorial. January IAP 2016. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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