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QGIS and History 460: Home

Resources about Quantum GIS (QGIS), especially for students of History 460: Russia to Peter the Great, with Professor Randolph.

Description

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:

  1. official documentation
  2. video tutorials
  3. further resources

Installation instructions can be found on the QGIS website.

Resources

Official documentation

QGIS Training Manual

QGIS Wiki

Further documentation


Video tutorial series

QGIS 1 - Introduction

 

QGIS 2 - Tools

 

QGIS 3 - Symbology

QGIS 4 - Finding & Selecting Data

 


 

Further resources

QGIS Tutorials

Baruch Geoportal Home, Newman Library, Baruch College CUNY

QGIS Basics for Journalists

QGIS on YouTube

Licensing

Creative Commons License

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. 

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