Geospatial Services Center

Get basic-level assistance with geospatial technology and help in finding data sources for analysis using geographic information system software.


Room 337, Dimond Library Level 3 (Main Floor), near the Academic Technology Service Center, but not a part of ATSC


  • Open 15 hours a week during the Spring 2015 semester through May 1. The GSC will be closed during Spring Break.
    • Monday: 2pm - 5pm
    • Tuesday: 12:30pm - 3:30pm
    • Wednesday: 10am - 2pm
    • Thursday: 10am - 3pm
  • Staffed by GIS graduate students
  • Walk-ins welcome if no appointments are scheduled

Using the GSC

  • UNH students, faculty and staff are our primary user group.
  • Group consultations are allowed and encouraged as long as it's not disruptive to others.
  • We provide limited assistance to those with personal laptops.
  • GSC workstations are not available for use outside of GSC hours of operation. For individual work, use cluster computers to access ESRI software or Google Earth.


Examples of limited assistance include:

  • Helping you locate geospatial datasets
  • Integrating data into an existing GIS project
  • Helping you manage files
  • Advising on questions related to basic GIS and other geospatial software functionality
  • Referring you to someone else for more in-depth help

Services do not include making maps.

Assistance Available for the Following Software

  • ESRI ArcGIS software and extensions (only UNH users)
  • Open source GIS software
  • Google Earth
  • ERDAS Image (only UNH users) and Multispec digital imaging software
  • DNR GPS (Garmin)
  • Ability to download GIS datasets from GRANIT and elsewhere

More information about the library’s maps and geospatial data and services.

For questions, contact a Government Information Librarian.