Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Getting GIS Data

We provide access to data resources and assist researchers with identifying and using geospatial and tabular data with mapping software. 

Libraries' Geodata Collection

Libraries' Geodata Server

Data downloading instructions

North Carolina GIS Data & Links

County | Municipal

Online Data Sources

Instruction & Assistance


  • Esri products, including ArcGIS, are available through NCSU's campus site license. 
  • Open Source software QGIS and GRASS are installed on workstations in the Spaces with Data and Visualization computing, listed below.