The GIS Services manages a Geospatial Lab that houses 8 working computer workstations with various geospatial and related software packages installed on them. To use the lab:
Lab Location: The Geospatial Lab is located in the southern half of the fourth floor of the Alkek Library; behind Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC) and attached to the Government Information Collection.
NEW Starting Summer II 2018, the GIS lab will be moving to the 5th floor (at the right side of the restrooms).
Lab Hours: Access to the Lab shall follow the normal operating hours of the main Library. Lab assistance, however, can be accessed M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm except during public holidays.
Lab Policies: The policies of the Geospatial Lab are the same as that of Alkek Library along with the three policies stated above.
The GIS Services unit maintains 8 64-bit Windows 10 workstations which are open to members of the University community primarily for GIS and related work. Each system comes with Intel Core i5 processors, 3.3GHz Speed and 16GB RAM making them relatively faster for patrons’ geospatial analysis.
The workstations have various geospatial and related software packages installed on them. The following includes some of the software packages available at the lab:
Geospatial Software and Extensions
Online Survey Instrument
Please visit the Software & Tools page for other useful software.
Map Printing and Scanning Services