Hands-on GIS software, GIS concepts, and census information trainings are available to Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff. GIS Services staff conduct occasional training for any member of the university community. To learn about upcoming training, sign up for our email list or follow Lindsey's Twitter account. You can also find out about upcoming training through the University Calendar or the Scholarly Communication website.
Faculty can utilize the GIS Services staff to help plan and present GIS training and projects as part of a class; contact us to learn more about GIS in your class.
ESRI online training courses are also available to students, faculty, and staff. Contact the GIS office for keycodes to access most of the training courses at no charge.
Here are a few of our suggestions for getting started with GIS:
Books with GIS tutorials and training information are available at the library, as well. They can be found in the stacks at the Peabody Library. -- see the catalog for details.
Courses in GIS are available on campus through the Anthropology and Engineering departments, as are several GIS labs and public workstations.