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.

Assistance to non-NCSU users will be provided as resources permit.

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 assistance is offered by appointment. Assistance via phone, chat, or email is also provided.
  • Esri E-Learning
    Independent, online training available to NC State faculty, staff, and students


Available to borrow (Ask Us)