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GIS at UCD and on the Web: Introduction

UCD Library GIS Guide

GIS and Mapping Support Services

This guide provides information on GIS and Mapping Services in UCD Library

Install ArcGIS 10.7

ArcGIS is GIS software produced by the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) which allows you to collect, store, manage, visualise, export, analyse and map geographic data.

ArcGIS 10.7 is the desktop format of ArcGIS and is suitable for installation on PCs or laptops (see note on Macs in the instructions below) and the minimum required computer specifications for installing ArcGIS 10.7 are as follows:

2 GB RAM minimum or higher 
Display Properties 24 bit color depth 
Screen Resolution 1024 x 768 recommended or higher at Normal size (96dpi) 
Swap Space Determined by the operating system, 500 MB minimum. 
Disk Space 2.8 GB 

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Library Webinars

UCD Library "Discovery" Webinar Series for Researchers


This semester, UCD Library Research Services are running a series of short, 30-minute introductory webinars via Zoom on a range of practical topics to help support your research. There will also be time for Q&A and discussion, so bring along your questions!

Click on the image above to book a webinar of interest to you.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Service - Impact Case Study

The application of Geographic Information  Systems (GIS) to research has two key benefits:

it facilitates the analysis of data through visualisation

and it provides a method for disseminating research findings in an accessible and impactful way.

Read more about GIS in this UCD Library Impact Case Study - click on the image on the right to open this document.

 

Acknowledgements

With thanks to Dr Ainhoa González Del Campo for her suggestions and assistance.

One-to-One Support

Maps & GIS Librarian

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Jane Nolan
Contact:
Jane Nolan
Maps & GIS Librarian
Room R250, Level 2
James Joyce Library
University College Dublin
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: 01 716 7532 / 2796

jane.nolan@ucd.ie

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