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Library Resource Guide for: SPATIAL DATA AND GIS

GIS Hardware on Campus

EARTH Lab:

Hours: 24 hours a day (after 5:00pm card access to
building must be arranged) and short spans of
unavailability during classes and workshops
Location: 1st floor MacMillan Hall on the corner of Thayer and George St.
Hardware:
  1. 10 Dell Precision 650 Workstations
  2. Server with RIGIS geospatial data files (and other states and world)
  3. HP Designjet 755CM large format color plotter
  4. HP Laserjet
  5. HP Business Inkjet 2600 color printer
  6. Calcomp digitizing board
  7. Two Trimble GeoExplorer Global Positioning Sytem units two Dell Axim PDAs with ArcPad and Teletype World Navigator GPS units.
Software: ENVI, Arcview 3.3 and extensions, ArcGIS version 9.1 (Desktop and Workstation)
Contact: contact Lynn Carlson before first visit to attain account and disk space on server as well as for card access needs, EARTH Lab Homepage

Rockefeller:

Hours: M-Th 8:30am – 2am, Fr-Sa 10am – 10pm, Su 10am-2am
Location: corner of Prospect and College St. 10 Prospect Street
Providence, RI 02912
Hardware:
  1. 16 first floor CIS cluster PC's to the left of the Reference Desk
  2. 24 second floor CIS cluster PC's
  3. Dell Pentium Color Scanner Station
  4. eMac Color Scanner Station
Software: ArcGIS, Geoda
Contact: Thomas Stieve

Sciences:

Hours: M-Th 8:30am – 2am, Fr-Sa 10am – 10pm, Su 10am-2am
Location: corner of Waterman and Brook St. 115 Waterman Street
Providence, RI 02912
Hardware:
  1. 13 A level PC's
  2. 29 Mezzanine PC's
  3. Dell Color Scanner Station in Mezzanine
Software: ArcGIS, Geoda
Contact: Thomas Stieve

SSRL:

Hours: M-Fr 8:30am – 5pm
Location: top of Lincoln field Department of Sociology, Maxcy Hall
29 Manning Street
Providence, RI 02912
Hardware:
  1. 20 PC's
  2. color scanner with OCR software
  3. desktop color inkjet printer
Software: ArcGIS
Contact: usage of the lab requires a local login account which can be obtained through Don Rogers, Systems Manager in Maxcy 004, 863-2550

Taubman Center GIS:

Hours:
Location: near the corner of Brown
and George St.
67 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
Hardware:
  1. COMPUTERS
  2. designjet plotter
  3. laserjet printer
  4. large format digitizer
Software: ARCINFO, Maptitude 4.02 for windows
Contact: Taubman Center Homepage

Watson Center:

Hours: M-Th open 24 hours, Fr close at 1:45am, Sa 9am-1:45am, Su open at 9am
Location: corner of Brook and Waterman St. 115 Waterman St.
Providence, RI 02912
Hardware:
  1. 16 PC's in room 169
  2. Dell Color Scanner Station
  3. 23 PC's in room 265
Software: ArcGIS, Geoda
Contact: Computing and Information Services