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GIS for Education: Home

General Library Services

  • To renew books call the circulation department at (443) 885-3477
  • To request materials from other libraries like books, articles, and dvds use:  Inter-library Loan (ILL) (requires registration)
  • Request Group Study Room

Ask a Librarian

NB librarian assistance is available online at this time.
 Off Campus:   
   Text: 443-399-2123
   Phone: 443-885-3477 (8am-5pm)
   E-mail: library.reference@morgan.edu
On Campus:
   Phone: 1703 (10am-4pm)
   Visit the circulation desk and ask to speak with a librarian

Library Hours

Hours for Spring 2022

Monday  - Thursday
8 am to 12 midnight
Friday
8 am to 9 pm
Saturday
9 am to 6 pm
Sunday
1 pm to 12 midnight

What is GIS?

GIS, or geographic information systems, are computer-based tools used to store, visualize, analyze, and interpret geographic data. Geographic data (also called spatial, or geospatial data) identifies the geographic location of features.

These data include anything that can be associated with a location on the globe, or more simply anything that can be mapped. For example, roads, country boundaries, and address are all types of spatial data.

In Education GIS is used to:

  • Analyze enrollment patterns and student demography,
  • Identify school zones or catchment areas,
  • Identify areas where new schools are need and locating sites,
  • Evaluating geographic accessibility of schools and planning transportation routes,
  • Visualizing a broad range of opportunities and challenges in education.

For more information please contact GIS Librarian Bryan Fuller at bryan.fuller@morgan.edu or x1705

Bryan Fuller

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Bryan Fuller
Contact:
133-A Richardson Library
Morgan State University
1700 E. Cold Spring Ln.
Baltimore, MD 21251
bryan.fuller@morgan.edu
443-885-1705
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