What is GIS? What is MassGIS?

An introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the Massachusetts Geographic Information System, MassGIS.

GIS Glossary

A Glossary of selected terms relevant to Geographic Information Systems. In .pdf format, viewable in Adobe's Acrobat Reader. Click to view in browser or Right-Click to download the file and save locally. This glossary is a sub-set of one developed by the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA).

Map Cruizin.Com

Another educational web site. Besides useful instruction, his site includes useful information and a tutorial using software you can download for free.


A comprehensive source of information and advice on all aspects of geographic information systems (GIS). Learn what GIS is and can do for you, try it for yourself, find resources for building a GIS, and get the latest news affecting the GIS industry.