A geographic information system is a framework that provides the ability to capture and analyze spatial and geographic data.
Using Geographic Information Systems for your Research
A geographic information system (GIS) is a conceptualized framework that can capture and analyze spatial and geographic data. GIS applications are computer-based systems that enable users to create, store, and edit spatial and non-spatial data, analyze the spatial information output, and visually share these results via maps.
To get started, visit the Claremont Colleges Library ArcGIS Online portal and log in with your Pomona College credentials. The portal also includes more information and examples.
We have culled the following resources to assist you in teaching with GIS.
- The Claremont Colleges Library GIS Services
- The Claremont Colleges Library GIS LibGuide
- Introduction to ArcGIS Online and StoryMaps
If you need further assistance, ITS-RITG is available to answer your questions or meet you for a consultation. Contact us through the Online Service Desk.