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Mapping & GIS: Home

This is the LibGuide that accompanies the workshop Digital Mapping for Historians and Humanists, February 2023.

GIS and Mapping at the Penn Libraries

At Penn Libraries, we can help you find, create, and analyze maps and geospatial information. As part of the Research Data and Digital Scholarship team, we provide the following services to all members of the Penn community.

  • Consultation: Sign up for 1-on-1 GIS or mapping consultations, up to an hour at a time.
  • Training and workshops: Regularly scheduled workshops, on-demand training, or tailored, project-specific instruction.
  • Project Support: Classroom support and instructional sessions, including resource and data retrieval, spatial analysis tutorials, and instruction on geographic theory
  • Services: Value-added services such as geospatial data processing, spatial analysis, address geocoding, and cartographic layouts (maps for presentation or publication).
  • Outreach: Outreach activities on campus through in-classroom presentations, guest speakers, faculty, and students.

If you want to schedule a consultation, fill out the form here:

If you have a GIS related inquiry please email

Upcoming Workshops from RDDS

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Mapping and GIS Specialist

Mapping & GIS Fellow


233 Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
University of Pennsylvania
3420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206
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