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Northwestern University Library's GIS guide.



NU faculty, staff, and students on the Evanston, Chicago, and Qatar campuses have access to the ESRI ArcGIS software suite for academic or non-commercial purposes.

Data & GIS Drop-In Hours  - 1/7 to 3/4
Tuesday @ Mudd Library Room 2122: 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday @ Main Library Project Room B: 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Contact Us: 

Kelsey Rydland Data Services Librarian 847.467.7189

Mech Frazier  GIS Specialist 847.491.8305


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ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Pro

ArcGIS Desktop


Register for GIS Workshops

Interested in current and future GIS workshops? Register here. Workshops are for Northwestern University affiliates only (students, faculty and staff).  If workshop times don't work for you, consider scheduling a one-on-one consultation.