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GIS Training Resources
James A. Gibson Library
GIS Training Resources
A variety of resources for learning Geographic Information Systems (GIS), specifically ArcGIS and Google Earth Pro are available to the Brock community.
For beginners: "Getting Started with ArcGIS (version 10.2)"(1 module, 4 hours)
In-depth learning opportunity: "Learning ArcGIS Desktop (for ArcGIS 10)" (24 hours, 8 modules)
ESRI Virtual Campus: Members of the Brock community are eligible to enroll in an on-line course, free-of-charge. A number of options are available for all levels of user. Follow these steps to begin:
- Register for an ESRI Global Account (first-time users).
- Select from the site license Course List or use the Course Recommendation wizard to determine a module that's perfect for you (Note: Instructor-lead courses are offered at a reduced fee for site license users).
- Send the name of the chosen course to firstname.lastname@example.org from your Brock e-mail account. You will receive an email with instructions for proceeding with your course registration.
Brock University Map Library: Hands-on workshops and step-by-step tutorials are offered by Map Library staff that introduce users to the fundamentals of ArcGIS.
Intro to ArcGIS - self-guided tutorial with data