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GIS Help in the Libraries

The Libraries offer several GIS services to help UMass students, staff, and faculty members troubleshoot software issues, find data, and conduct vector/raster spatial analysis. We can help connect you to resources about related topics, like software licensing, data management, data visualization, photogrammetry and 3D model construction. 

Geospatial Information Librarian

Becky Seifried

Geospatial Information Librarian

Becky can help with all kinds of GIS questions, including more advanced project brainstorming and searching for available GIS data. 

Library GIS TA, Fall 2022

Amanda Halperin

Library GIS TA, Fall 2022

Amanda can help with basic and intermediate-level GIS questions, like accessing and installing GIS software, getting help with course assignments, and figuring out which GIS analyses can answer your research question. 

Help Beyond the Libraries

Check out these groups for more advanced help with statistical and spatial analysis.

Institute for Social Science Research

ISSR provides resources and support for researchers using social science methods, seeking to take part in collaborative and interdisciplinary research, doing publicly engaged research, and seeking external funding for research. ISSR staff can help with questions about statistics and data visualization. Visit the ISSR website to make an appointment.

Quantitative Sciences Group

For students enrolled in the Environmental Conservation program, the Quantitative Sciences Group can provide consultations in statistical modeling and spatial data analysis. Visit the Quantitative Sciences Group website for more information.

Last Updated on October 18, 2022