Public library computers are available on the 4th and 5th floors of the Sackler building. Individuals can also use the computer labs on the 5th floor when they are not occupied by a class. PC and Mac laptops are available for checkout from the Library Service Desk on the 4th floor. Statistical and data analysis programs, including MATLAB, Prism, R, and Stata, are installed on some library computers. Click the link above to see what software is available on these computers.
Collection of interactive applications that allow you to create maps, charts and reports using health data from the CDC and other government organizations, such as United States Cancer Statistics and Diabetes Surveillance System.
Online tool for making maps, tables and reports using a variety of data, including demographic, quality of life and health. PolicyMap also allows you to upload your own address-level data. Requires Tufts username and password to access.
Social Explorer provides quick and easy access to modern and historical U.S. census data, including health, cancer and environmental statistics. You can create maps and reports to help analyze demography and social change throughout history. Requires Tufts username and password to access.
This workbook introduces the principles of GIS via hands-on exercises. Readers are shown how to use ArcGIS for Desktop software tools to display and present maps and data, and then query and analyze the data.
Developed for members of the humanitarian relief community, GIS Tutorial for Humanitarian Assistance moves you from the role of casual observer to involved investigator as you learn to apply analysis skills in GIS to real-world problems around the globe.