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Cyberinfrastructure enabling research and creative activities

Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)

ArcGIS is an integrated collection of GIS software products developed by ESRI. The ArcGIS framework enables users to deploy GIS functionality and business logic in desktops, servers (including the Web) and mobile devices. This architecture, coupled with the geodatabase, gives users the tools to assemble intelligent geographic information systems.

ESRI Overview

Functionality Advanced spatial analysis, data manipulation and high-end cartography tools.
Operating Systems ArcExplorer is the only Macintosh-compatible ESRI software. ArcGIS Desktop will only run on Windows with an Intel processor, but ArcInfo Workstation will run on HP-UX PA-RISC 11i, Tru64 5.1B, AIX 5.2, AIX 5.3, Solaris 10 (SPARC), and Solaris 9 (SPARC).
Online Support ESRI Knowledge Basepatches & update.
Vendor's Website ESRI, Inc.

UITS Support

Availability (IUB/IUPUI) ESRI is available in STC labs (PC).
Hardcopy Manuals Online Manuals. In STCs, access tutorials through the R drive.
Support & Training Full supportIU knowledge base.
Licensing & Purchase Software license and purchase information. Licenses available to faculty and staff.
ESRI Installation Installing ESRI

ESRI Resources

Indiana Spatial Data Portal
Virtual Campus Courses
Digital Tutorials from ESRI
ESRI Mapping Center
ESRI Instructor-Led Training
IGIC Classes and Seminars
ESRI Press Book
ESRI Publications