Quantum GIS (QGIS) is free and open source GIS software. This LibGuide provides useful resources for novice users, and was created in response to the needs of students in History 460: Russia to Peter the Great, with Professor Randolph, during Fall 2013.
Resources provided here fall under the following categories:
Installation instructions can be found on the QGIS website.
QGIS 1 - Introduction
QGIS 2 - Tools
QGIS 3 - Symbology
QGIS 4 - Finding & Selecting Data
Except where otherwise indicated, original content in this guide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) 4.0 license. You are free to share, adopt, or adapt the materials. We encourage broad adoption of these materials for teaching and other professional development purposes, and invite you to customize them for your own needs.