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GIS Lookup - Search the Libraries' Data Layers:

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GIS Lookup: Listing of the Libraries' Data Layer Keywords
Browsable geodata thesaurus with links to online data, metadata, documentation, web pages, and live web mapping.

Listing of Libraries' Data Collections
Description and locations of key GIS resources. Links to metadata and technical documentation provided if possible.

Accessing the Online 'Geodata' Collection
Many Libraries geodata resources are available campus-wide via mapped drive or authenticated FTP (on and off campus).

Finding Data on the Internet
The Web can be used to locate a wide range of data resources, much of which are downloadable directly from the Internet.

Web Mapping & Feature Services
Links to use for connecting your GIS software to open source (and non-open source) Web Mapping Services and Web Feature Services in order to stream in data from remote servers.

Historic data and maps
Links to various digital collections of historic geospatial data and scanned/georeferenced maps.

Getting Help Finding Data
For assistance in finding, obtaining, and using GIS data, you may contact Data Services.