University GIS Users Group

The University GIS Users Group became a formalized group of the active, campus GIS community in 2013. Users come together from various academic backgrounds and skill levels to learn, share and network around topics in GIS. The group meets monthly during the school year and is involved in the planning of our annual of GIS Day. The GIS User Group is convened by a chair who’s active in the user group.

Upcoming Events

  • August 25, 2019 • 12 PM – 2 PM
  • Olin Library

Textbook Central will be a fun, hackathon-type event where you can learn to search for your textbooks in the libraries’ collections before classes. You may not find all your books for your fall classes, but you will gain valuable skills for future semesters.

  • September 6, 2019 • 7 PM – 9 PM
  • The Griot Museum of Black History

Are you a fan of Pose? Miss the show already? Come see Paris is Burning, the documentary about the real drag-ball performers of the 1990s.

  • September 10, 2019 • 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Olin Library

Join us for a celebration of Eyes on the Prize and the generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize the interviews conducted for the second half of this seminal civil rights documentary series.

Past Events

  • July 3, 2019 • 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Olin Library

The celebration will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Level 1 of John M. Olin Library with an informal talk by Curator of Rare Books, Cassie Brand, about the original copy of the Declaration of Independence on display in Olin Library. Beginning at 2:30 p.m. there will be activities for children and adults, including: Reading of […]

  • June 27, 2019 • 12:30 PM – 6 PM
  • T-REX Innovation Conference Center

The St. Louis Regional Women in Geospatial Technology Summit is a half-day conference featuring the contributions of women in our region who are creating, using and promoting geospatial technologies across industry, government, and education. The Summit will feature presentations and a panel discussion with emerging and established geospatial professionals in the areas of public health, […]

  • June 8, 2019 • 10 AM – 1 PM
  • Julian Edison Department of Special Collections, Olin Library Level One

Come view early bindings from the University Libraries’ rare book collections that highlight the coptic binding: the earliest form of binding that is still used commonly today. Attendees will learn how to create their own pocket-sized coptic binding.

  • June 2, 2019 • 3 PM – 5 PM
  • Graham Chapel

In partnership with the Blacks in America: 400 Years Plus Trilogy, the University Libraries’ Mary Curtis Horowitz Lecture for Civil Engagement and Social Policy will feature Dr. Cornell W. Brooks, Former NAACP President and CEO. Civil Rights – Past and Present is aligned with Juneteenth, commemorating June 19, 1865, the announcement of the abolition of […]

  • May 3, 2019 • 2 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Olin Library, Room 142

The Impact of UC & Elsevier:  A Discussion Forum on Open Access and Scholarly Publishing at Washington University Following the University of California’s high-profile termination of negotiations with Elsevier for renewal of its electronic journal subscriptions, many schools are grappling with the effects of this remarkable action, and are considering new opportunities for engaging with […]