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Digital Research

This guide provides an overview of tips, support, and resources available to complete digital research projects at American University.

Geospatial Research Tools

ArcGIS is one tool available through the AU Library that can open digital maps, analyze geospatial data, and create or add spatial information to maps. The resources below provide information about the data needed to do geospatial analysis, how to use this tool, and support available to you through the Library. 

QGIS is an open source option to perform geospatial analysis. The guide below provides an introduction to using this software.