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This guide is a space for all spatial data and GIS information at UNLV.

*Update: The GIS Community of Practice will resume meetings September 15th!*

Welcome to UNLV's GIS Guide!

Geographic information systems, GIS, is a useful tool to create, manage, analyze, and display geographically referenced information. The Lied Library Data and GIS Services offer a wide array of services and support for all geospatial endeavors for the UNLV community.

GIS Software Locations

Click one of the links below to find out where to access GIS software.


We offer consultations to help you through various issues related to GIS such as:

  • Basic software use
  • Spatial data collection and creation
  • Spatial data analysis
  • Spatial data management
  • Geospatial engagement

It is the requester's responsibility to complete the work and/or assignment.

Course Support

We are happy to provide support for classes with a GIS component. We offer a variety of workshops and instructional materials on GIS, for beginner to advanced users. Please take a look at our full list of Trainings & Workshops. 

GIS News

Job Opportunity

UNLV Libraries Information Literacy Fellow position is currently accepting applications. This position is a temporary, part-time Information Literacy Fellow who will work to improve the accessibility of existing digital instructional content and develop new GIS (geographic information systems) digital learning objects (DLOs). In this work, the Fellow will assist librarians in maintaining and identifying necessary updates to existing material, and support the creation of new DLOs. The successful candidate will be paid $20 per hour. The anticipated schedule is 12 to 19 hours per week based on the availability of the incumbent, to be completed by mid-May, and not to exceed 300 total hours for the fiscal year. There are no benefits associated with this position. To read more about the position check out the Information Literacy job ad.

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Fall 2023 Semester Office Hours

In Person on Tuesday:

Location: Research Consultation Room (1st Floor by Circulation Desk)

Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PST

Virtual on Wednesday:

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm PST

GIS Virtual Office Hours Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 990 3501 6795
Passcode: UNLVDATA


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