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GIS: Geographic Information Systems: Welcome to GIS at NU Libraries

Northwestern University Library's GIS guide.

GIS Services Main & Mudd Libraries

Contact Us: gis@northwestern.edu 
Kelsey RydlandGIS & Data Analyst 847.467.7189

Ann Aler, GIS & Cartographic Specialist 847.467.3679   Sue OldenburgGIS Specialist 847.491.5622

GIS at Northwestern University Library

A Geographic Information System (GIS) "integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. (ESRI)" What is GIS used for? There are many applications, spanning a wide variety of disciplines. Some examples include:

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