• April WashU GIS User Group Meeting

    Thursday, April 26th at 4:00pm Danforth Campus, Cupples II, Room 203 Speaker: Allie Liss Senior in Anthropology & GIS Certificate Program Washington University in St. Louis Domestic and Sexual Violence Services – St. Louis, MO This project focuses on the development of an AGOL mapping tool, created to help both service providers and survivors of […]

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  • March WashU GIS User Group Meeting

    Thursday, March 29th at 4:00pm Danforth Campus, Lopata Hall, Room 201 Download Meeting Flyer Speaker: Kelly M. Harris, PhD Postdoctoral Research Associate Child Health & Education Lab Program in Occupational Therapy Washington University School of Medicine Mapping Asthma: The Geography of Inequality Dr. Harris uses GIS to identify ‘hotspots’ of childhood asthma in St. Louis. […]

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  • Data and GIS Services are now located in Olin Library!

    As of 01/16/2018 you will find all of the Data and GIS team in Olin Library, room A07. All contact information is the same. You are welcome to come say hello in our new space!

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  • GIS Day @ WashU

    Washington University in St. Louis celebrates GIS Day with events showcasing GIS in the Community!   Wednesday, November 15, 2017 GIS Day is an international event, now nearly 20 years old,  which promotes spatial awareness, geography and geographic information systems (GIS). This year our theme of GIS in the Community will include on-campus speakers describing […]

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  • October WashU GIS Users Group Meeting

    Wednesday, October 18th at 4:00pm Danforth Campus, Cupples II, Room 230 Speaker: Anne Trolard, MPH Center Manager Public Health Data & Training Center Institute for Public Health | Washington University in St. Louis Less than half of Americans meet recommendations for physical activity, and current methods of tracking activity levels (e.g self-reports, accelerometers) have significant […]

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  • Time to enroll! Learn GIS at WUSTL

    New to GIS? Please join us in the Introduction to GIS course this fall. You’ll learn and have fun using data to perform analysis and create maps. It’s the first step toward a GIS certificate. For those who have already completed the intro course you can sign up for Advanced GIS, Digital Cartography or Spatial  […]

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  • WU Services for Funder Mandated Data Management Plans (DMP)

    Many funders, including the NSF, DOE, DOD, NIH, and the Gates Foundation, are now requiring the sharing and/or management of data that results from funded research. Services are available through WU Libraries Data & GIS Services to help WU principal investigators with funder mandated data sharing and management plans (DMP’s).​ To assist WU PI’s in […]

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  • Data Archiving & Curation at WU Libraries and Beyond

    Many libraries, including WU, are providing services and support in the area of research data curation. To ensure that data is reusable for the long term a number of treatments and activities must be taken on the data, such as the addition of documentation, metadata, methods, readme files and more. To learn just how libraries […]

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  • GIS Data Library Structure Changes

    The data structure of the WUSTL data library at \\maps.wustl.edu\gispublic was changed during the summer of 2016. A guide to the new and former locations of the datasets can be found at the root level of the gispublic directory (“GISPUBLIC_CrossList.xlsx”). If you have any map documents with existing links to gispublic, the data source must […]

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