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GIS at UMD Libraries

Arc GIS 10.1 software is installed on all public computer workstations in the University Libraries.  For more information about finding geospatial data in our collections or online, see: 

GIS Workshops

  • The Libraries frequently offer in-person GIS workshops during the semester.  These workshops are open to anyone, but priority registration is given to University of Maryland faculty, staff, and students.

Workshop Source Material

ESRI Virtual Campus GIS Classes

UMD students, faculty and staff have access to free online courses provided by ESRI. These cover a wide range of GIS topics and skills. To sign up for a class, please contact with the name of the course or courses you are interested in to obtain registration codes.

UMD GIS Users Listserv

Want to know what's happening with GIS users on campus? You can sign up for the umd-gis listserv.

  • Send an e-mail to
  • In the email body, type: subscribe umd-gis "name-of-subscriber"
  • Leave the Subject line blank