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The geospatial services team operates out of the GIS Lab, located on the 9th floor of the Library / Tech building in rooms 951 & 952. Baruch students, faculty, and staff can meet with the Geospatial Data Librarian to discuss projects and get assistance, and can work independently on GIS or data-related projects in the lab with help nearby. CUNY affiliates are also welcome to inquire. Appointments are required (sorry, no drop-ins).

We specialize in: Census and demographic data, geographic and place-based datasets, GIS and mapping (see our goals and services)

For inquiries or to make an appointment, contact

Frank Donnelly, Geospatial Data Librarian, at:

Hours for fall 2019 (Aug 26 - Dec 20)

  • Mon-Tue & Thu-Fri 9am-4:30pm
  • Wed 1pm-5:30pm

Exceptions - CLOSED:

  • Sept 2 & Sept 11
  • Oct 14 & Oct 29 - 31
  • Nov 11 & Nov 27 - 29

Baruch GIS Lab

The lab is equipped with:

  • Two MS Windows workstations, wifi and ample workspace for laptops. Workstations have: ArcGIS 10.4, QGIS 2.18 & 3.4, GRASS 7.4, the GDAL and OGR utilities, Geoda, OpenRefine, Python 3.7 (Anacondas), R 3.5 and R Studio, Spatialite / SQLite, PostgreSQL 10 / PostGIS 2.4, and both the MS Office and Libre Office suites.
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