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Geographical Information System (GIS) (Yale-NUS College): Welcome


The purpose of this guide is to recommend article databases, books, resource guides and other materials for conducting research using spatial analysis or Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Click on the tabs at the top of the page, or the menu to the left to navigate among the sections of this guide to discover useful resources for research in spatial analysis or GIS.

If you need any help, please do not hesitate to ask a GIS resource person, or email your queries to Edu Tech Support (Yale-NUS College)!


Definitions of GIS:

Key Resources for GIS

Geospatial Data Sources

Visit the the NUS and Yale-NUS Library Libguides for compilations of global, regional, and local data, statistics and spatial data sources (see first and second links below). 

GIS Resource (Educational Technology)

Michelle Quak
20 College Avenue West, #01-401. Singapore 138529
+65 6601-3172
Website / Blog Page

Where can I use ArcGIS?

The Computer Lab at Learning Commons (level 2) has 16 computers equipped with ESRI ArcGIS v10.1 Desktop Advance licenses. The available extensions in the software are: 

- Spatial Analyst

- 3D Analyst

- Network Analyst

- Geostatistical Analyst

ArcGIS is also capable of remote sensing and performing image analysis on satellite and drone imagery. You may also use the ENVI software program for remote sensing or image analysis.

Reserved for use by Yale-NUS students ONLY.