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ArcGIS: An Introduction: Overview

Tutorials on ArcGIS


A replacement guide for ArcGIS Pro (which is replacing ArcGIS Desktop 10.x) is in-progress.

Virtual Lab Access

Software and Labs

Statistical and GIS software availability by lab location:


This guide is a collection of resources for working with ArcGIS 10x.  In it  you'll find:

What is GIS?: Definitions and examples of Geographic Information Systems terms and applications 

Spatial Data: Resources for locating data for use with ArcGIS and other geospatial software, as well as a guide to relevant terminology.

Learn More:  Manuals, help documentation, and user forums for ArcGIS, as well as resources available at Penn for further study.

Alternatives to ArcGIS:  A selected list of software available for making maps and working with geospatial data

Census Maps

Mapping & Geospatial Data Librarian


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