Below are News items in the category of Map & Imagery Laboratory

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.

Interim Director Named for Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory

UCSB Librarian Stephanie Tulley has been named interim director of the new Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory that will open in the expanded Library on Jan. 4, 2016.

Maps on display

MIL displays a number of vintage maps showing the areas affected by the current surge in Syrian and other refugees into Europe. Also, California agricultural areas and their sources of water.

Tools for Colorblind-safe Maps

Software tools are available to help make maps legible to the colorblind.

Library Receives Gift to Support Spatial Data Research

The UC Santa Barbara Library has received a generous anonymous gift that will support research to identify more effective technical ways of identifying spatial data.