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. 

GIS Data Search

Major data acquisitions will be announced on twitter #ncsulibgis and #ncsulibresearch, and the GIS-ANNOUNCE email list.

Libraries' Geodata Collection

Libraries' Geodata Server

Data downloading instructions

North Carolina GIS Data & Links

County | Municipal

Online Data Sources

Hardware and Software

  • Use GIS software on workstations in the Libraries
  • Esri products, including ArcGIS, are available through NCSU's campus site license. 

Instruction & Assistance

  • On-site, individualized consultations are offered by appointment. Assistance via email, phone, or chat is also provided.
  • GIS Training and Learning
    Multiple modes are available for NC State faculty, staff, and students


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