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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.

Free Data

The Libraries' collection is strongest in U.S. data.  We have shapefiles available for basic administrative boundary files, major water features and roads, etc. through the ESRI Data collection.

You can also find good, free GIS data through the DIVA-GIS data website.

For statistical data that can be pulled into GIS, you may want to look at these sites:

Data for Purchase

These links are provided for your information and reference.