Contact Information

 

UNC GIS and Data Services

http://library.unc.edu/services/data/

ITS Response Center

962-HELP

https://help.unc.edu/

 

Where to Install/Use ArcGIS

 

1. All Health Science Library (HSL) Computers have ArcGIS

 

2. Obtain Your Own Copy to Install On Your Computer

  
http://software.sites.unc.edu/ 
software@unc.edu 

 

3. UNC Virtual Lab (must have administrator rights on computer)

 

            - https://virtuallab.unc.edu/vpn/index.html 

 

Data Sources

Data on campus

Index of Data Available 
 

1.      GIS Data finder @ UNC Libraries:

 

http://library.unc.edu/services/data

  

Location of data 
 

1. Campus AFS network - available to all ITS labs*

 

The OpenAFS software allows access to several directories containing GIS data and tutorials. Go to shareware.unc.edu to obtain this software. More information is provided at

http://help.unc.edu/help/openafs-client-installation-guide-for-windows/

 

Using OpenAFS, set the J: drive to \\afs\isis.unc.edu. Then using the J: drive you can locate beginner’s exercises in the following directory

  

J:\data\gis\tutorial\beginner_exercises 

 

2.      Davis Library GIS Resources:

 

-       http://library.unc.edu/services/data

 

           

3.      Software Acquisitions Office

  
http://software.sites.unc.edu/ 
software@unc.edu 

                       

 

External Data Sources - General

ArcGIS Online

 

http://www.arcgis.com/home/

 

Census Bureau

 

http://www.census.gov/2010census/data/

http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/

 

USGS US Geodata page

 

http://cida.usgs.gov/gdp/

http://eros.usgs.gov/find-data

 

The GIS Data Depot

 

http://ourmaps.net/portfolio-items/gis-data-depot/

 

National Park Service

 

http://www.nps.gov/gis/data_info/

 

WebGIS

 

http://www.webgis.com/

 

External Data Sources – Local

Carrboro GIS

 

http://www.townofcarrboro.org/145/Download-Data

 

Orange County GIS

 

http://www.orangecountync.gov/departments/tax/download_gis_data.php

 

 

North Carolina Geospatial Data

 

http://www.nconemap.com/

 

Getting Help

On-Line help

Tutorials 
 

Online ESRI GIS Training available to UNC-CH affiliates

 

http://guides.lib.unc.edu/software/training

http://training.esri.com/gateway/index.cfm?fa=aul.premiumCourses

 

 

ESRI

http://www.esri.com/training/main

 

Listservs 
           
          ESRI - Support Lists

 

http://support.esri.com/

 

 

Directions Magazine - GIS Discussion

 

http://directionsmag.com/

 

Forums

 

https://geonet.esri.com/community/discussions-lobby

 

ITS GIS Support

 

http://library.unc.edu/services/data/

 

ESRI Support Center

 

http://support.esri.com/

 

 

  

The ArcGIS Interface:

ArcCatalog – for navigating spatial data

 

 

ArcMap – for interactive analysis and creating presentation graphics

 

ArcToolbox – powerful geoprocessing tools