This guide serves as starting point for learning more about the GIS and geospatial resources available. Some resources are open and free from the Internet, while some are subscribed databases for UCLA users only.
The Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF) provides earth science data and products to help everyone to better understand global environmental systems. It develops and distributes remotely sensed satellite data and products that explain land cover from the local to global scales.
Google Earth's showcasing the tours, videos, and imagery that have been created by them and supporting partners, from discovering shipwrecks on the ocean floor to zooming into 3D cities around the world.
A resource page published by Syracuse University's online Master of Science in Library and Information Science program. It contains definition on geographic information systems, a glossary list of GIS terms, a list of 20 free, open-source software resources for building GIS maps and 5 unique examples of GIS maps for reference.