Course Details and Schedule

This course covers how to find and convert geospatial data and prepare it for digital mapmaking in ArcGIS. This is the preliminary stage of GIS work - see below for training in mapmaking itself.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • GIS basics
  • Streaming content via Web Mapping Services (WMS)
  • Locating and converting off-the-shelf geospatial data
  • Locating and converting geographic images
  • Preparing and plotting your own geographic data
Course information
Intended audience Postgraduate students, researchers, academics and anyone else interested in finding and converting geospatial data
Prior knowledge Basic familiarity with the Internet
Software ArcGIS Desktop version 10
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information You may also be interested in ArcGIS Desktop: ArcGIS Desktop
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: Bodleian Libraries

Booking normally opens 30 days before the course begins.
Commences Dates Time Sessions Cost Location Status
4th week Thursday 12 February 14:00-17:00 1 0.00 Radcliffe Science Library, off Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QP places available Add to basket

Can't make any of these dates? Express an interest in future dates for this course.

Frequency: This course runs once a year subject to teacher availability.