The Baruch Geoportal is hosted in the Newman Library and provides GIS data and maps. Data access to Baruch, CUNY, and members of the public varies based on the dataset.

Geoportal

Data - download GIS data for use within a geographic information system

Maps - download static maps in pdf and png formats

GIS at Baruch - visit the GIS subject guide for information about GIS software, facilities, courses, tutorials, and library resources

GIS Practicum Manual - tutorial for the GIS Practicum, Introduction to GIS Using Open Source Software

News

Updates to the nyc_gdb - An updated version of the NYC Geodatabase is now available for download. Updates include 2012 ZIP Code Business Pattern data from the Census, a table for relating ZIP Codes to ZCTAs, 2013 subway ridership data from the MTA, and the latest revisions to public facility point features.

QGIS Raster tutorial - A new tutorial on working with rasters in QGIS 2.x is now available. Created by Data Services CA Joseph Paccione, it was designed as an extension to the introductory GIS Practicum and illustrates how to work with DEMs and DRGs for elevation modeling. It covers tiling, warping, hillshades, and contours.

ESRI Datasets - The ESRI USA and international datasets hosted on the Geoportal have been updated. The 2008 ESRI 9.3 data has been replaced with 2012 ESRI 10.1 data.