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Geospatial Research Lab

Geospatial Research Lab

American University Library's Geospatial Research Lab supports the research and teaching programs of American University faculty, staff, and students, through the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and resources.  The lab builds and curates American University's spatial data collection and provides support for both research methods and software in the pursuit of robust geospatial research on campus.  AU scholars are encouraged to explore how geographic visualization and analysis can assist in examining relationship and causalities, uncovering patterns, and making predictions.


The Geospatial Research Lab is a controlled-access lab located in the Anderson Computing Complex, 
Room B-16.  

For more information, please contact Meagan Snow, Program Director for Geospatial Research Support.

GIS Workshops

Watch this space for information about our fall workshops, coming soon.

Fall Workshops

Geospatial Data

The Geospatial Research Lab hosts campus-restricted Geospatial Data in the American University Library's Digital Research Archive.  We also have a Subject Guide to help you find data using publicly available resources.

Check out AU Data in the DRA!

GIS Subject Guide

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Looking for specialized help getting your GIS research project off the ground?

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