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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data and Tutorials

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GIS in the UCLA Library

Are  you doing GIS research? Have you ever considered that your research might have a spatial perspective or angle that you would like to investigate? This research guide provides a great starting point for learning more about the GIS and geospatial resources available to you while at UCLA.

The Charles E. Young Research Library provides access to a diverse set of software, data, tools, databases, and other research support for GIS and geospatial research. 

The Henry J. Bruman Map Collection's UCLA Centennial Celebration

The UCLA Centennial 2019 story map uses words, historical pictures, maps, archival documents, and graphical mapping tools to tell an interactive story about changes that have taken place at the UCLA Campus during first 100 years. It explores collections that span a variety of resources and formats presenting the UCLA Campus from 1919 to 2019. Most maps presented in this story are part of the UCLA Henry J. Bruman Map Collection.

GIS Tutorials