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Geographic Information System (GIS) Resources - Oakland Campus: GIS Resources @ Pitt

This guide provides information and resources for Pitt students and faculty on the GIS resources available in Hillman Libarary and on the Web.

Online GIS Tutorials

Assistance with GIS Resources


Image: Decisive Moments in the Battle of Gettysburg available from ESRI

At Pitt, we have a large number of GIS datasets available via CDs/DVDs and databases. Many of these datasets can be accessed in the Hillman Library Digital Scholarship Commons (DSC). For assistance in utilizing the resources in the DSC, or for additional assistance in locating GIS data for your project, please contact ULS GIS Services for specialized assistance:

ULS- GIS Services

GIS Hardware and Software in Hillman Library

In the Hillman Digital Scholarship Commons:

  • One workstation (USB, CDRW, and DVD drives).
  • ArcGIS is available for viewing data and working on projects.

CSSD computing labs have ArcGIS software available. Also, Pitt students can download ArcGIS through Pitt's Software Download Service at My Pitt.


Liaison Librarian

Aimee Sgourakis
207C Hillman Library, Second Floor