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GIS (Geographic Information Systems)

Data, software, and how to documents related to finding yourself or your research on the face of the Earth!


Welcome to the University of Cincinnati Libraries' Geo/GIS Data resource guide. 

Use this guide as a starting point to help you find books, articles, websites and more!

Visit the Geology-Mathematics-Physics Library online using this guide, or visit in person at 240 Braunstein Hall.

Getting Access to ARCGIS software

Faculty Members have access to the ERSI software ARCGIS through a state wide license managed by the Ohio Supercomputer Center.  Faculty members can also request student one year licenses for use by students taking GIS-related courses. This student version has a one year time.

Faculty must also sign a licence aggreement when making a request.  The link to the pdf is found on the GetIT IT@UC webpage.

What's Summon?

Summon is a simple and fast search engine that helps you discover relevant information from the University of Cincinnati Library collections on any topic.  Summon combines the simplicity and speed of a Google search with the quality and reliability of library databases. 


Off Campus? Need to access resources? This is your first stop!

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Holly Prochaska
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