GIS Lab Policies


Mission:


The mission of the GIS Lab is to provide space, software and equipment for UW students to work on their GIS assignments with skilled assistance for basic GIS operations. Group work on GIS projects is particularly welcomed in this space.


Location


Hours and Staffing


Hardware and Software


Printing


Policies


Feedback



Location


The GIS Lab is located west of the Government Publications Reference Desk on the ground floor of the Suzzallo Library adjacent to the Government Publications Stacks.
Map

Hours and Staffing


Lab staff can provide assistance with basic GIS tasks such as discovering data for your project, getting data into your project, and basic geo-processing tasks. TAs and instructors remain the primary source of information about assignment scope and requirements.

 

The GIS Lab is open for drop-in use all building hours unless previously scheduled. A daily schedule is posted on the door.

 

GIS Assistance is available in the lab as noted below.

OR email your question to gis@lib.washington.edu.


GIS Assistance Available
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Spring 2014 (Apr. 9 - Jun. 11)
4pm - 7pm
4pm - 7pm
4pm - 7pm
4pm - 7pm
1pm - 4pm
NO GIS HELP
NO GIS HELP

Holidays (No GIS Assistance)

May 26
 
   

 


Hardware and Software


The lab has 21 Dell workstations. Software available includes:


Printing


Printing is available from library workstations for a small fee at several central locations. Please click here for more information on printing from library workstations.



Policies


Feedback


Please give us feedback about how the lab can best serve you. We want to know if you prefer different hours, different software, or anything else that you like, dislike, or would like changed about the lab. The feedback form will generate an email to library staff. It can be anonymous if you prefer.