Friday, October 27, 2006

G.I.S. Day at WCU’s Hunter Library

On November 8-9, Hunter Library will host four sessions for Western Carolina University’s inaugural Geographic Information Systems Day—a national event since 1987, and now directly accessible to Western students, faculty and staff.

Hunter’s own Bart Voskuil, Reference Librarian/Environmental and Geosciences Liaison, will present the first session, “G.I.S. Resources @ WCU and Mapping Census Data,” on November 8, from 1:00-2:00 pm, in the Library’s electronic classroom (HL186). Other workshop sessions include:

“Mini-G.I.S. Workshop using ArcView (Introduction)” by Ron Davis, WCU Geosciences and NRM (November 8, 2:00-3:00 pm, HL 186)

“G.I.S. Applications on Campus & in the Region,” by Joni-Bugden Storie, WCU Geosciences and NRM (November 9, 9:00-10:00 am, HL 186)

“Mini-G.I.S. Workshop using ArcView (Introduction—repeat from day 1),” by Ron Davis, WCU Geosciences and NRM (November 9, 10:00-11:00 am, HL186)

For more information about G.I.S. and for contact information regarding the conference, visit Attendance is free and all are welcome, but space is limited.