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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)   Tags: cartography, geographic information systems, gis, mapping, maps  

A guide to geographic information systems resources.
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2014 URL: http://bsc.libguides.com/geo Print Guide RSS Updates
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    Welcome to the GIS LibGuide

    This guide provides links to some of our key geographic information systems resources. Please explore this guide and don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

    For additional information, please visit the Bismarck State College Library web site or contact us.

     

    Films on Demand

    Geographic Information Systems (24:00)

    The aim of this program is to excite students about geographic information systems and encourage the use of GIS in the classroom. Spotlighted applications of GIS include ways that urban planners in India are using it to map traffic flows; how it’s being applied in London to plans for projected mass transit use during the 2012 Olympics; how it’s being used by disaster response teams to prepare for possible nuclear reactor leaks; and ways that police are using it to track and reduce crime. Original title: Geographical Information Systems (GIS). (24 minutes)

    Off campus users click on this link to view video.

     

    Useful Books

    Cover Art
    Secrets of Top Students - Stefanie Weisman
    Call Number: eBook LB1049 .W445 2013eb
    ISBN: 9781402280818
    Publication Date: 2013-05-07

    Cover Art
    Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Research Papers - Laurie Rozakis
    Call Number: eBook LB1047.3 .R69 2007eb
    ISBN: 9780071511223
    Publication Date: 2007-01-01

    Cover Art
    The College Student's Research Companion - Arlene Rodda Quaratiello; Jane Devine
    Call Number: Z710 .Q37 2011
    ISBN: 1555707297
    Publication Date: 2010-11-01

     

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    We are here to help you with your research and with finding information to complete your assignments. Please contact one of us with any of your library questions.

    Sandi L. Bates
    click here for email
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    (located off campus - email is best way for contact)

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    When searching by Author, try the last name, then first. "Sagan, Carl" will be more successful than "Carl Sagan."

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