Teach yourself and find help when you get stuck! This section is divided into 3 categories:
Tutorials - beginning tutorials developed at Harvard, YouTube videos, and the classes offered by ESRI.
Tools - several geocoding sites to convert your addresses to points on the map. Also a handy tool to convert shapefiles for use in Google Fusion Tables
Reference - links to GIS reference materials. Need to know what that abbreviation means? What a particular file format is? This is the place.
Safari Books Online (new platform)
Paid for by K-State Libraries
Safari Books Online from O’Reilly is a collection of about 42,000 ebooks and videos, covering topics in computer science, business and management, personal and career development, engineering, software and Web development, drawing and painting, and travel. The collection has recently been updated with a new user interface and now provides the K-State community with unlimited simultaneous users.
Upon initial access, a patron validation screen will prompt the user to enter their academic email address. They will then be granted access. They will also be sent an email to complete the account setup.
Safari Books Online - GIS
GIS topic page from Safari Books Online includes books and videos for learning GIS. Make an account using with the link above to access this page.