GIS 1: Georeferencing Digitalized Maps and Aerial Photos with ArcGIS

Do you have a map that you would like to use in ArcMap or even Google Earth? This workshop will teach you the steps involved in making a digitized map usable in ArcMap and Google Earth Pro.

Workshop Topics

  • Assigning latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates to non-spatial raster map data
  • Using georeferences maps in ArcGIS and Google Earth
Prerequisites: No prior experience necessary.
Note: This is the first workshop in a four-part series. For the full series, register for GIS 2, GIS 3, and GIS 4.



A Research Data Services Workshop
This Workshop is brought to you through partnership with the University Library’s Research Data Services. Learn more at

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