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Other related GIS guides
GIS and Digital Mapping
UCLA Center for Digital Humanities has a course DH101 Intro to Digital Humanities that provides concepts and information on digital humanities. This session tells about using Google Earth & Maps.
UCLA Library guide on GIS
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.
Northwestern University Guide on GIS
The GIS guide made by Northwestern University Library.
GIS Guide by University of Arizona Library
This guide provides a centralized link to data and resources available to University of Arizona faculty, staff, and students, as well as for the public
GIS Guide by Michigan State University Libraries
Guide to GIS at MSU, finding datasets, GIS data libraries, and GIS utilities and software.
What is GIS?
An introductory page on geographic information system (GIS) by the software ArcGIS company, Esri.
Hong Kong GIS Resources
List of resources for GIS in Hong Kong provided by Hong Kong Geographic Information System Association (HKGISA).
GIS Resources listed by Stanford Geospatial Center, Stanford University Libraries
Resources listed including GIS tutorials and training, cartography and data visualization, web apps and field data collection.
USGS Library: Selected Map Bookmarks
From USGS Libraries Program Collection of related websites on different aspects on maps and related resources.
Global Land Cover Facility
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.
NASA: Earth Observatory
Explore the causes and effects of climatic and environmental change through the use of real satellite data.
Satellite Image Maps, Survey and Mapping Office, Lands Department, HKSAR
SMO of Lands Department is the official body in providing satellite images in Hong Kong.
IKONOS Satellite Imagery for Hong Kong, Satellite Imaging Corporation
IKONOS has a resolution on 0.82m - 3.2m per pixel on satellite images. The company sells processed images from different satellites.
Taiwan Aerial Imaging 台灣阿布電影
Filming the first aerial film of Taiwan in Asia. Videos & photos on top of Taiwan are available.
Google Earth Showcase
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.
"Working With GIS data? Librarians Can Help With That" by iSchool@Syracuse
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.