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Mapping/GIS software

  • ArcGIS ArcInfo 9.3
    Extensions:
    • 3D Analyst
    • ArcScene
    • ArcScan
    • GeoStatistical Analyst
    • Publisher
    • Spatial Analyst
    • Tracking Analyst

CAD/graphical/modeling software

  • Google Earth
  • Google SketchUp
  • ProgeCAD 2008

Numerical/statistical software

  • NVivo 9
  • SAS 9.2
  • SPSS (PASW) 17

Business/office

  • Microsoft Office 2007

We have two high-end workstations for our patrons use. The computers are Dell XPS 630 towers, with dual 22" flat screen monitors. We also have two scanners available to the public.

2 Dell XPS 630 Workstations

  • 3 GHz processor
  • 4 Gigabyte RAM, 1TB disk
  • DVD/CD-RW optical drive
  • Dual 22" Dell flat panel display
  • Windows XP

Scanners

Epson Perfection 1650 attached to a Dell Dimension 4600

  • Type - flatbed color image scanner
  • Maximum scan size - 8.5" x 11.7" ( 216cm x 297cm)
  • Optical resolution - 1600 dpi
  • Maximum resolution - 12800 x 12800 dpi with software interpolation
  • Scan modes - 16 bits grayscale and 48 bits color

Umax Astra MX3 attached to a Dell Dimension 4300

  • Flatbed color image scanner
  • Maximum scan size - 8.5" x 11.7" ( 216cm x 297cm)
  • Hardware resolution - 600 dpi x 1200 dpi
  • Maximum interpolated resolution - 9600 dpi x 9600 dpi
  • Scan modes - 36-bit color | 12-bit gray scale | 1-bit line art

Geospatial Data Consulting

GIS software

  • ArcGIS ArcInfo 9.3
    Extensions:
    • 3D Analyst
    • ArcScene
    • ArcScan
    • GeoStatistical Analyst
    • Publisher
    • Spatial Analyst
    • Tracking Analyst

CAD/graphical/visualization and multimedia software

  • Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro
  • Adobe Bridge CS5
  • Adobe Device Central CS5
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS5
  • Adobe Fireworks CS5
  • Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5
  • Adobe Flash Professional CS5
  • Adobe Illustrator CS5
  • Adobe InDesign CS5
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended
  • AutoCAD 10
  • Google SketchUp
  • Google Earth
  • Mathematica
  • ProgeCAD 2008

Numerical/statistical software

  • Minitab
  • NVivo 9
  • SAS 9.2
  • SAS JMP
  • SPSS (PASW) 17

We have four high-end workstations for our patrons use. The computers are high-end Dell Precision workstations equipped high resolution monitors. We also have a scanner available to the public.

Dell Precision T7500 Tower Workstation

  • 2.4 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 6 Gigabytes RAM, 1TB Disk
  • DVD/CD-RW Optical Drive
  • Dell UltraSharp 30” Flat Panel Display
  • Windows 7

Dell Precision 670 Workstation

  • 3.59 GHz processor
  • 3 Gigabytes RAM, 2TB Disk
  • DVD/CD-RW Optical Drive
  • Dell 24” Flat Panel Display
  • Windows XP

Dell Precision 690 Workstation

  • 2.33 GHz processor
  • 3 Gigabytes RAM, 500GB Disk
  • DVD/CD-RW Optical Drive
  • Samsung 24” Flat Panel Display
  • Windows XP

Vostro 430

  • 2.8 GHz processor
  • 8 Gigabytes RAM, 1TB Disk
  • DVD/CD-RW Optical Drive
  • Dual 22" Dell Flat Panel Display
  • Windows 7

Maps Librarian

GIS specialist

  • Ed Brooks
  • GIS Specialist
  • 540-231-6181
  • gisdata@vt.edu
  • Newman Library room 2030
    560 Drillfield Drive
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

Data request form

Newman Library spring hours

Sun: Open 9:00am*
Mon-Thu: Open 24 hours*
Fri: Close 8:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 8:00pm

* During 24 hour operation, a valid Hokie Passport is required to access or remain in the library between 12 midnight and 7:30am.

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