Get Help in the Libraries
The Libraries’ GIS team is available to help UMass students, staff, and faculty members troubleshoot software issues, find data, and conduct vector/raster spatial analysis. We can connect you to resources about related topics, like software licensing, data management, data visualization, photogrammetry and 3D model construction.
Deni can help with basic and intermediate GIS questions, like accessing and installing GIS software, getting help with course assignments, and figuring out which GIS analyses can answer your research question. Best for undergraduate and graduate students.
Becky can help with all kinds of GIS questions, including more advanced project brainstorming and searching for available GIS data. Best for graduate students, staff/faculty, and members of the public.
GIS Help Desk
Help Beyond the Libraries
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.
College of Education Statistical Consulting Services
Free statistical consulting service provided by students and faculty from the Research, Educational Measurement, & Psychometrics degree program. The service is available to assist graduate students and faculty with quantitative skills and research support across multiple disciplines (e.g., education, psychology, public health). Visit the College of Education Statistical Consulting Services website for more information.
Last Updated on January 24, 2024