The following software is available:
- ArcGIS for Desktop 10.5.1
- ArcGIS Pro 2.0.0
- ArcGIS Maps for Office (Excel, PowerPoint)
- Google Earth Pro
- Adobe Creative Suite 5
- R and R Studio
The computers have dual, high-resolution monitors and 32 GB RAM. Box Sync is also available on these computers for users to connect and save data between the desktop software and Box, which provides UChicago users with unlimited storage space.
Additional technology in the Map Collection includes a large format and a flatbed scanner, a microform reader, and data resources from China Data Center and Geolytics.
GIS software and support is also available in Crerar Library, where the library’s computers have ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, GeoDa, QGIS, and Google Earth Pro as well as a connection to vLab.
For questions about these computers or how the library supports GIS and spatial data, contact Resident Librarian for GIS Taylor Hixson (firstname.lastname@example.org), or visit her in the Map Collection during walk-in GIS office hours Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. during the academic quarters.