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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services: GIS - Urban Planning

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

Books

Resources

Central Texas GIS Data

  • "CAPCOG provides vector data (e.g. point, line, or polygon) as an ESRI geodatabase and an ESRI shapefile; and raster data (e.g. orthoimagery, digital elevation models, etc) as a MrSID file."

City of Austin Planning Data

  • Provides GIS maps of historic districts, land use, future land use, neighborhood planning, and more.

City of Houston Planning Data

  • "The P&D Department has developed an enterprise level GIS to serve the entire City of Houston. The goal of the GIS division is to serve the geographic information system and geospatial needs of the City of Houston across departments and among all staff and citizens."

City of San Antonio GIS

  • Here you can download GIS data for the San Antonio area that includes parks, viewsheds, boundaries, city hall, corridor plans, aerial imagery and more.

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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