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All University Library locations are closed. Library services and resources continue to be available onlineview our guide.

GIS: Geographic Information Systems: Home

What is GIS?

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are computer based frameworks used to store, organize, manipulate, analyze, and visualize geospatial data. GIS methods and technology are used in a wide variety of scholarly research, and are the foundations of popular applications like Google Maps. 

The Spatial Initiative

The University Library is a member of The Spatial Initiative, a campus partnership designed to provide GIS services, software, training, and data to the USask community. Learn more about The Spatial Initiative here:

Data, GIS & Government Publications Librarian

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Sarah Rutley
Murray Library
Room 122.12
(306) 966-5988