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What is ArcGIS?
ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information. It is used for: creating and using maps; compiling geographic data; analyzing mapped information; sharing and discovering geographic information; using maps and geographic information in a range of applications; and managing geographic information in a database.
The system provides an infrastructure for making maps and geographic information available throughout an organization, across a community, and openly on the Web.
Esri Sitewide License for Georgetown University
Who is eligible to use Esri products under the Esri Site License for Georgetown University?
- all current students, faculty, and staff at Georgetown University campuses
- campuses include:
- Main Campus
- Law Center
- School of Medicine (SoM)
- School of Continuing Studies (SCS)
- Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q)
Some individuals are not eligible to use or install or use Esri products on Georgetown University's site license:
- MedStar Health employees unaffiliated with the School of Medicine
ArcGIS Installations On-Campus
The library offers several places where computers have ArcGIS for Desktop installed:
- Main Campus: Gelardin New Media Center Windows Computer Lab (65 stations, First Floor Lauinger Library)
- Main Campus: Reference Computer Lab (52 stations, 3rd Floor Lauinger Library)
- Main Campus: Blommer Science Library Windows Computer Lab (20 stations, 3rd floor of Reiss Building)
- Main Campus: Lauinger Library 307A (3rd floor of the library)
- School of Continuing Studies Level C2 Public PCs (west end of building near Library entrance)
Visit the Library's Computing Spaces & Software page to ascertain which version of ArcGIS for Desktop is currently installed.