The University of Kansas Libraries
GIS and Data Lab
NEWS | DATA | LEARNING GIS | SOFTWARE | RESOURCES | OVERSIZE SCANNING
The Lab supports geospatial and data-related class projects, teaching and research at KU. We are located in Anschutz Library Room 105, next to the T.R. Smith Map Collection. We are part of the Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS), 4th Floor Watson Library. We are open for walk-in use: Mon.-Thur. 9am-8pm, Fri. 9am-5pm, and Sat. 1pm-5pm (see detailed hours).
We can assist you in either Library or at your campus location. You can work on your own in the Lab, which has seven powerful computer workstations, loaded with: ArcGIS (ArcMap, ArcInfo Workstation), AutoCad, GoogleEarth Pro, Maple, PhotoShop, R, SAS, SPSS. Please contact a staff member below for assistance.
- Rhonda Houser, GIS and Data Specialist, 864-1238 (Anschutz Library)
- Scott McEathron, Data Initiative Head and Map Librarian, 864-4662 (Anschutz Library)
- Mickey Waxman, Statistical Computing Consultant, 864-0454 (Watson Library)
We can help you:
- ~ find, access, organize numeric, geospatial, and statistical data; manipulate and subset data;
- ~ bring data into a GIS (tabular data, XY coordinates, scanned maps); scan large maps, drawings, plans, etc.
- ~ use GIS, statistical, other specialized software (free tutorials and workshops); with graphical, spatial, statistical analysis;
- ~ with research and questionnaire design; choose and understand statistical tests.