Geospatial Concepts

An introduction to geospatial concepts

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JHU Data Services supports members of the JHU community with a spectrum of resources for working with data. We have many guides to help you in your research and/or teaching endeavors:
 GIS & Maps
Geospatial Concepts An overview of introductory geospatial concepts
Esri Software Access Information and links to download Esri software and data for the JHU community
Teaching GIS & Maps Resources for JHU community members teaching GIS
Maps & Online Map Resources Information on accessing Johns Hopkins University's map collection, and beyond

Data Access
Data and Statistics Information on accessing data and statistics for a variety of subject areas

Data Management
Data Management Best practices for data management 
Documenting Research Data Collection of resources shared in Data Services' Documenting Your Research Data online module
Human Subject Identifiers Introduction to concepts and techniques for protecting and removing human subject identifiers

Data Analysis
Qualitative Data Analysis Software Overview and resource links for qualitative data analysis software (QDAS) such as nVivo and ATLAS.ti

Data Visualization
Data Visualization Guide for technologies, techniques, and best practices for data visualization.