MIL: News & Events

The Map & Imagery Laboratory News Archive contains summaries of press releases about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

Collaboratory Fall Workshop Series: Social Media Data for Research

UCSB Library's Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory is offering a series of four workshops during Fall 2016 to provide an orientation to tools, techniques, and considerations for working with Twitter data.

Fall Workshops

The Interdisciplinary Research Collaboatory will present 6 workshops on GIS and analyzing social media data during fall quarter

Change Over Time - UCSB Campus From the Air

View the development and changes of the UC Santa Barbara campus and surrounding area in one map, created using the tools available at ArcGIS Online!

Abandoned Oil Wells in Your Backyard?

Millions of abandoned oil and gas wells are buried in the U.S. under areas with houses, schools, and shopping centers. Historical aerial photography can reveal locations of abandoned wells before these areas were developed.

Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS (Mon., May 23, 9 am)

UCSB Library's Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) and Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory (IRC) will host an "Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS" workshop from 9 to 11 am Monday, May 23.

New Rates for Community Users

Fees charges for certain services will be increasing on April 22, 2016

Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS (Tue., Apr. 19, 11 am)

UCSB Library's Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) and Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory (IRC) will host an "Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS" workshop from 11 am to 1 pm Tuesday, April 19.

Camouflaged Rooftops from World War II

During World War II, aircraft factories, fearing that they might be targets for Japanese bombs, covered their rooftops with fake "rooftop towns."

Workshop: Introduction to ArcGIS Pro

Join us February 17, 11am - 1pm in the Collaboratory for a hands-on workshop introducing Esri's newest desktop software. Seating limited!

GIS Install Party. BYOD! (Fri., Jan. 22, 1-5 pm)

The Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory and the Map & Imagery Lab host an afternoon of support for desktop GIS software.