Instructor: Becky Seifried, Geospatial Information Librarian
New to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and not sure where to start? You’re in luck! This workshop covers the basics of GIS, including coordinate systems, types of geospatial data, and where to look for data online. A live demonstration of the free and open-source mapping software, QGIS, will give attendees a chance to see the platform in action and ask questions in real time. Data used in the demo will be made available so that participants can practice using QGIS on their own after the workshop. No software is necessary to attend, but participants are welcome to install QGIS on their own computer before the workshop and come ready to follow along with the demo
NOTE: This workshop will be held from 10:10 AM to 12:05 PM.
ISSR is pleased to co-sponsor this workshop of the UMass Amherst Libraries. Contact Rebecca Seifried (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.