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Training Materials

A series of tutorial videos, links and subject guides on a variety of geospatial topics designed to educate students and researchers with the tools of each platform for the creation of geospatial projects.

 

Training Videos / Library Workshops

Introduction to Google Earth Workshop

YouTube  Introduction to the Series

YouTube  Part 1: Windows, Navigation Controls and Tools

YouTube  Part 2: Creating Folders

YouTube  Part 3: Creating Placemarks

YouTube  Part 4: Creating Polygons

YouTube  Part 5: Creating Paths

YouTube  Part 6: Creating and Recording Tours

YouTube  Part 7: Creating Image Overlays

YouTube  Part 8: Saving, Sharing and Presenting Your Project


Online Training / Reference Materials

ArcGIS Software - free access is available on Marriott Library Knowledge Commons computers and remotely through the CSBS website at: College of Social & Behavioral Science

  • ArcGIS Resources
    • This website contains step-by step tutorials related to the operation of ArcGIS including topics on: mapping, editing, geoprocessing, geodata, analysis extensions and much more.
  • Learn ArcGIS
    • A series of guided lessons based on real-world problems to aid in developing operational skills for ArcGIS

Google Earth Software - free downloads of both Google Earth & Google Earth Pro are available at: Google Earth.  The professional Google Earth Pro version is available on Marriott Library Knowledge Commons computers.

  • Beginner Tutorials
    • A series of introductory video tutorials focusing on the basic tools and feature of Google Earth including: drawing and measurements, placemarks and tours, navigation, sharing, historical imagery and more.
  • Advanced Tutorials
    • A series of advanced video tutorials focusing on importing and embedding projects, geotagging photos and more.
  • 3D Building Tutorials
    • A series of video tutorials demonstrating methods for creating 3D models with Google SketchUp, Building Maker and more.

Note:   A number of Google products are currently being updated resulting in features such as embedded gadgets and other items being discontinued. Please be aware that while tutorials are still available on many features, certain features may no longer be available.

Google Maps Software - free access to the software is available at: Google Maps - (a free Google account is required for saving and sharing maps).

SketchUp Software - free downloads of SketchUp are available at: SketchUp.

  • Resources To Get You Sketching Faster
    • A series of introductory video tutorials focusing on the basic tools and feature of Google Earth including: drawing and measurements, placemarks and tours, navigation, sharing, historical imagery and more.

Library Subject Guides / Tutorials

Contact Information

Justin Sorensen
GIS Specialist
J. Willard Marriott Library - 1705M
(801) 585-7349
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 Last Modified 1/17/17