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Geospatial Technology: Home

This guide will introduce you to geospatial technology and the related services available to you from the HBLL

Geospatial Services & Training

The Harold B. Lee Library has a lab on the second floor dedicated to helping the campus community learn and use geospatial technology.  It is located in room 2421 on the second floor.  Find it here.

Lab hours are M-Th 8am-6pm and F 8am-5pm.  During those hours, there will be somebody in the lab to help you with subjects like these:

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Data management, creation, and researching
  • Creating custom maps

Also ask about creating mobile map apps and web maps!

For more information, contact the staff at geospatial@byu.edu or (801)422-6726.

Online Esri Training

Through BYU's ArcGIS Online subscription, students and faculty have free access to a number of different online training courses offered through Esri's Virtual Campus.  Examples of courses include:

  • Orthorectifying Satellite Imagery Using ArcGIS
  • Archiving data in a Multiuser Geodatabase
  • Distance Analysis using ArcGIS
  • Learning ArcGIS Desktop

Browse through the offerings here, and then send an email to geospatial@byu.edu with your name, BYU NetID, and the names of the courses you want to take, and we will issue you a course access code.

Free Classes

The library offers a number of free trainings on a variety of geospatial topics, including GIS skills and techniques, web mapping, GPS, and map reading.

Visit train.byu.edu to find out what free classes are coming up and to register.  If you would like to see more classes or different classes, please contact us!