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An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, with ArcGIS Tutorials and Resources

GIS software

There are many Geographical Information Systems (GIS) available for use.  More than can be listed here.  Support is offered for all with a focus on those systems listed below.  

ESRI ArcGIS software products include ArcMap, ArcPRO and ArcGIS Online. The university has a site license for this software.  It is available in most Rutgers computing labs.  See the university software portal for information regarding individual and departmental access and licenses.  

QGIS is a leading open source gis software.  

Google Maps and Google Earth

Open Street Map



Do you need assistance with a GIS project?

Do you have a GIS related question?

Please contact us at

Request assistance using this GIS-Help form

The schedule for office hours may be found through the appointment button to the right.



To help understand projections, which are an important piece of a GIS visualization, watch this:



GIS Specialist

Susan Oldenburg's picture
Susan Oldenburg
OARC@CoRE, Busch
NBLibraries@Alexander, College

Workshop Recordings

Please find recordings of previously held workshop sessions here:

GIS Basics at the Rutgers Kaltura Mediaspace

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