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GIS: Geospatial & Numeric Data


The Data Analysis and Visualization (DAVis) workshop series provides students, faculty, and staff with opportunities to learn about digital tools and techniques for working with various types of data. Registration is required.

The latest ArcGIS software can be accessed from the following locations:


Architecture & Fine Arts Library

All computers

Architecture Building Computer Lab

All computers

Central Library

All computers

Science & Engineering  Library

All computers

In addition, you can contact Asa Williams ( to get access to a one year student trial license for ArcGIS Desktop. Please provide your student ID number and department (or department name and title, if you are staff/faculty).

If you are an instructor looking to provide your class access to ArcGIS Desktop, please place the order on ESRI's website by clicking here. The Libraries cannot provide access for courses, but can provide free trial access codes to individual students/staff/faculty as a courtesy.

Please also note that the ArcGIS Desktop student trial is being retired in 2021.

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Research Data Services

Library Staff can assist locating and acquiring datasets as well as analysis support. We have staff expertise in  Geographic Information Systems (GIS), ICPSR datasets, and more.

Contact Research Data Services to schedule an appointment.