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GIS Services: Geospatially Visualizing Data in new & exciting ways

Training Materials

Videos, links, and subject guides on a variety of topics designed to provide students and researchers with resources for developing geospatial projects and skill sets.


Training Videos / Library Workshops

Introduction to Google Earth Workshop

YouTube  Introduction to the Series

YouTube  Part 1: Windows, Navigation Controls and Tools

YouTube  Part 2: Creating Folders

YouTube  Part 3: Creating Placemarks

YouTube  Part 4: Creating Polygons

YouTube  Part 5: Creating Paths

YouTube  Part 6: Creating and Recording Tours

YouTube  Part 7: Creating Image Overlays

YouTube  Part 8: Saving, Sharing and Presenting Your Project

Online Training / Reference Materials

ArcGIS Software - free access is available on Marriott Library Knowledge Commons computers and remotely through the CSBS website at: College of Social & Behavioral Science

  • ArcGIS Resources
    • This website contains step-by step tutorials related to the operation of ArcGIS including topics on: mapping, editing, geoprocessing, geodata, analysis extensions and much more.
  • Learn ArcGIS
    • A series of guided lessons based on real-world problems to aid in developing operational skills for ArcGIS

Google Earth Software - free downloads of both Google Earth & Google Earth Pro are available at: Google Earth.  The professional Google Earth Pro version is available on Marriott Library Knowledge Commons computers.

  • Google Earth Tutorials
    • A series of tutorials focusing on tools, features, and processes for utilizing the full capabilities of Google Earth.

Google Maps Software - free access to the software is available at: Google Maps - (a free Google account is required for saving and sharing maps).

Library Subject Guides / Tutorials

Contact Information

Justin Sorensen
GIS Specialist
J. Willard Marriott Library - 1705M
(801) 585-7349

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Creativity & Innovation Services

GIS Services is a unit within the Creativity & Innovation Services department. Learn more about the latest projects, specialized services and upcoming events from each of the units:

Creativity & Innovation Services Webpage

Creativity & Innovation Services Blog

Upcoming Semester Events



 Last Modified 7/17/19