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GIS - Geographic Information Systems Services

The Claremont Colleges Library offers GIS support services online and in person, along with a configured Digital Tool Shed. Contact for access.

GIS Tutorials

tutorialInterested in following a tutorial?  Following are various tutorials on performing commonly performed activities using GIS

  • Introduction to GIS
    Introduction to GIS exploring Los Angeles County.  

  • Geocoding 101
    In the steps provided in this tutorial you will discover how easy it is to geocode addresses.  Note, you will be required to have a CUC Organizational Account and can be obtained by contacting

  • Geocoding using a local Address Locator
    Locating addresses to display addresses as points in the map can be effectively performed in ArcGIS.  The following tutorial provides you step by step instructions on how to locate addresses (known as Geocoding) using a local address locator (in the Library GIS Lab).

Workshop Web Mapping

workshopAttend the Claremont Colleges Library ArcGIS Online (Web Mapping) workshop Monday 3/30 @ 1-3pm at the Honnold Library GIS Lab.  Here are steps I will cover in the session (they are currently being updated with new features available to you)

Workshop / Introduction to ArcGIS