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GIS Data and Websites

Where can you get data to use in a GIS? The UM Libraries have geospatial data in the collections, many websites have free data, and data can also be purchased.

GIS Software

GIS software exists both in commercially produced and open-source versions.  The commercial options have more functionality but can be expensive.  Use whichever one you have or are comfortable with!

GIS and Map Servers

To get your GIS maps out onto the Web, you may need a server.  Again, there are commercial and open source versions.