Today: McKeldin 08:00AM - 06:00PM

GIS and Geospatial Services Center Workshop Series

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

Note: Registration is required to attend. To access the registration form, please click on the workshop you are interested in attending in the calendar below:

Calendar of Events

Workshops

Introduction to GIS

Prerequisite: Familiarity with Microsoft Windows.

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of GIS and practice with GIS software in a hands-on environment. You will learn basic symbology and labeling, querying, and map layout creation.


GIS Data Management

Prerequisite: Completion of Introduction to GIS or basic familiarity with ArcGIS.

In this workshop, you will learn the types of data used in GIS and how to find and evaluate data for your needs. You will learn to import coordinate data, join and relate tables, and geocode.


Spatial Analysis

Prerequisite: Completion of Introduction to GIS or basic familiarity with ArcGIS.

In this workshop, you will learn the five most common tools used in GIS analysis and perform geoprocessing tasks on both vector and raster data.


R Workshop

Introduction to R Workshop

Prerequisite: Familiarity with Microsoft Windows.

In this workshop, you will learn statistical analysis using R and R Studio.


R Workshop

Intermediate R Workshop

Prerequisite: Familiarity with R or completion of Introduction to R Workshop.

In this workshop, you will learn statistical analysis using R and R Studio.


ArcGIS Workshop

ArcGIS Online and Story Maps

Prerequisite: Familiarity with Microsoft Windows.

In this workshop, you will use basic GIS skills to create a map and learn how use that map to tell a story. ArcGIS Online has many built-in data sets including Tapestry data and demographics.


Simply Map Workshop

Simply Map

Prerequisite: Familiarity with Microsoft Windows.

In this workshop, you will learn a web-based mapping tool to create and analyze data. This program is focused on demographic, business, and marketing data. It includes several built-in data sets such as PRIZM, business applications, and Census American Community Survey data.