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Geographical Information System (GIS): Welcome


Layer stacking is a foundational concept of spatial analysisWelcome to the Digital Scholarship GIS Guide.

The purpose of this guide is to recommend journal article databases, books, data sources, methods and other materials for conducting research using spatial analysis and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  Click on the tabs at the top of the page to navigate among the sections of this guide to discover useful resources.  Need help?  Ask a Librarian!

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What is GIS? 
A geographic information system (GIS) lets us visualize, question, analyze, and interpret data to understand relationships, patterns, and trends.

Definition from GISLoungeESRI (examples)
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Check out The ArcGIS Book (interactive pdf)

ESRI Featured Maps

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

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Michelle Quak
NUS Central Library
+6601 3172

MSc in Applied GIS (NUS Geography)

For the graduate programme of Master of Science in Applied GIS hosted in Department of Geography at NUS, please refer to this link for more information on the admission requirements, programme structure, tracks of training, fees and contact details. 

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