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Introduction to GIS

March 13th @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this introduction to our GIS workshop series, you will learn the foundations of GIS, including common formats, software, and ways to get support on campus.

We will use open data and open source desktop software QGIS to explore file types and map symbology. No experience is required.

Workshop sessions are limited to 12 participants per session, to guarantee hands-on help and troubleshooting. If you register and don’t think you can make it, please email Julie Goldman to make your seat available for someone else.

This will be a collaborative session with group discussion and interactive components. If you would prefer one-on-one instruction, please email the organizer, or book a GIS consultation with the Harvard Map Collection.

InstructorBelle Lipton, GIS Outreach Librarian, Harvard Map Collection

This is an in-person workshop. Registration is limited and attendees must have a Harvard University ID (HUID) to enter the Countway Library.


Date: March 13th
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Calendars: School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event types: Trainings and Workshops


Longwood Campus
Countway Library, Classroom L2-025
In Person