Geospatial Services Center (GSC)

The UNH Library Geospatial Services Center (GSC) is staffed by GIS graduate interns, providing 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 but not part of the Academic Technology Service Center (ATSC).


Spring 2016 hours will run from February 1 - May 9 (the last day of regular classes) -

  • Mondays 11:00am - 1:00pm, and 4:00p - 5:00pm
  • Tuesdays 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Wednesdays 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursdays 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Fri/Sat/Sun closed

(NOTE: The GSC will be closed during Spring Break, March 14 - 18, 2016.)

Please send your geospatial questions to the Government Information Librarian.

Using the GSC

  • UNH students, faculty and staff are our primary patrons.
  • Group consultations are allowed and encouraged if not disruptive to others.
  • Limited assistance provided to those with personal laptops.
  • GSC workstations are not available for use outside of GSC office hours.
  • For individual work, use cluster computers to access ESRI software or Google Earth.


Examples of limited assistance include:

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

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.