GIS Tutorials and Courses
Esri Virtual Classes (ArcGIS)
There are many online classes on a wide range of topics that are free to the UH-Manoa students, faculty and staff.
Assorted Courses and Tutorials
natureofgeoinfo.org: An Open Geospatial Textbook
By D. DiBase etal. Used for Penn State courses.
Geospatial Analysis - a comprehensive guide
Free online edition of text by Dr. Michael de Smith and Prof. Paul Longley, University College London, and Prof. Mike Goodchild, UC Santa Barbara.
A Place in History: A Guide to Using GIS in Historical Research
An online book published by Ian Gregory.
Support from the ArcGIS user community.
Includes Knowledge Base. Include ArcGIS version when searching (eg. 10.0, 10.1,10.2).
GIS Stack Exchange
A question and answer site for cartographers, geographers, and GIS professionals. Particularly useful for open source software questions.
GIS Linked-In Group Discussions
More than 46,000 members.
GIS Jobs Clearinghouse for GIS/RS jobs.
GIS&T Body of Knowledge
Published by AAG. Free pdf available; order print for $5.00.
Imaging & Geospatial Information Society
URISA (Urban and Regional Information Systems Association)
Association for GIS professionals.
The Geospatial Revolution
Four online videos created at Penn State University (2010).
Examples of GIS Applications
Articles and Papers on GIS
UH has a site license for Esri ArcGIS Desktop. Campus IT administers this license. For information about obtaining an Esri ArcGIS Desktop user license contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure your computer hardware meets the minimum requirements for installing and running ArcGIS Desktop.
Open Source GIS Software
The following programs are opensource, freeware, or shareware programs that provide varying levels of GIS processing.