Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

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GIS Services / Data Sites at institutions with WAML members

State and Provincial Data Portals

Converters between British-centric systems

Current Literature on GIS in Libraries - from McMaster University Libraries Lloyd Reeds Map Collection.

Metadata for Geospatial Data

Metadata Primer for Map Librarians - from MAGIRT.

GeoNetwork Catalog and metadata authoring tool.

OpenGeoMetadata - Metadata corpora and software tools for OpenGeoPortal installations.

Desktop Software Systems

QGIS Free and Open Source desktop GIS system. Windows, Mac, and Linux versions

ArcGIS Desktop System Requirements System Requirements for GIS Computers - from Esri

Esri ArcGIS Version history - from wikipedia

Web Mapping Tools

  • ArcGIS Online
    • [1] Use Python to delete unused users **