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GIS (Geographic Information Systems): International Data

This guide covers resources and tools helpful for people interested in GIS.

GIS data in the Library

The Earth Sciences & Map Library collects GIS data for areas around the world, with an emphasis on the nine county San Francisco Bay Area and northern California, and makes it available for use on the GIS workstations. Library users can download freely available data to use in their projects. The library also collects licensed GIS data that is accessible by library users who are affiliated with UC Berkeley.

To search the library catalog for GIS data, in Oskicat use the Advanced Keyword Search to search for subject keywords. Include the terms geographic information systems or databases or gis data or geospatial information as well as place names.  Example: oakland gis data.

GeoData @ UC Berkeley

GeoData@UCBerkeley is the UCB Library's geoportal to GIS data (currently in beta release). It is not comprehensive, but is a good place to start your search. For more open layers check out EarthWorks from Stanford University Library.

GeoData at UC Berkeley

Web sources for international GIS data

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