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Welcome to the University of Texas Libraries' GIS and Geospatial Data Services LibGuide homepage. This page provide links to all of the UT Libraries' GIS related resources so that everything is easy to find from this one, central starting point. If you find yourself frequently looking for geospatial information on this page or on any linked pages, you should consider adding a bookmark in your browser so that you can reach this page more easily the next time you need to return to it. In the left column menu you will find links to all GIS related LibGuides. If you have specific geospatial research questions you can set up a personalized research consultation by clicking the Email Me button and describing your particular research project. If you want to stay up to date about GIS relevant news on campus, visit to subscribe to the UT GIS user email list.

Upcoming Events

Fall 2022 UT Libraries Geospatial Events
If you are interested in presentation slides, Zoom recordings, and other materials from past events you can access these resources at
Date: 11/16/2022 (Wed)
Time: All Day
Location: In Person & Zoom
For the 4th consecutive year, UT GIS Day was celebrated on campus with a variety of events designed to provide opportunities for sharing about GIS work being carried out on campus and learning new GIS skills. Events included a workshop, lightning talks, panel discussion, career event, social hour, and more. Many of our events were recorded and can still be accessed via Zoom below.

Recorded Events

Time Event
Zoom Recording 2022 UTL MGCE Fellowship Announcement & GIS Presentations
Zoom Recording Map Design with QGIS
Zoom Recording GIS for Health Research Panel Discussion
Zoom Recording GIS Career Panel

UTL GIS & Geospatial Data Services & Resources

UT Libraries GIS & Geospatial Data Services & Resources
Geospatial Research Reference and Consultations
If you have GIS or geospatial research questions you can email for assistance or click the "Schedule Appointment" button on the right side of this page to select a time to meet with a member of the UTL Research Data Services team to discuss your project in detail.
Workshops and Lectures
The UTL Research Data Services team regularly offers workshops on popular geospatial research topics and GIS workflows. If you would like a customized workshop for your research team, lab, center, or department or are interested in a GIS focused guest lecture for your class, please contact us.
You can find helpful GIS and geospatial research guides that have been custom developed for the UT campus community by browsing the guide list on the left side of this page where you will find them organized by subject.
Geospatial Data from UTL Collections
In 2019 the UT Libraries launched the Texas GeoData portal to expand access to geospatial data from its collections and allow researchers to more easily access geospatial data shared by other institutions. Visit the portal to find downloadable georeferenced maps and vector datasets that you can use in your research.

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