Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Presentations

Information on using GIS and finding GIS data at vanderbilt.


Intro to GIS


A basic introduction to Geographic Information Systems that explains what they are, how they work, and what they can do.


Making Great Maps

An introduction to cartography that explains the basics of making a 'good' map. This presentation includes things like what elements to place on your map, choosing colors, using contrast and white space, and more.


Finding and Using Census information

This presentation details the use of census information including helping the student understand the terminology and geography used by the U.S. Census Bureau.