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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services: GIS - Health

This guide gives a basic overview of Geographic Information Systems and the resources available to Texas State University library patrons.

Books

Resources

Center for Disease Control - GIS Data

  • Includes tips on creating health maps, health and disease data, maps, links to other credible sources, etc.

The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care

  • "For more than 20 years, the Dartmouth Atlas Project has documented glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. The project uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians."

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Data

  • Includes data and reports on mental health in the United States

 

Specialized Collections Librarian

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Nathaniel Dede-Bamfo
Contact:
Albert B. Alkek Library
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX, 78666
(512) 245-3216
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