GIS & Data Services Software Guide: Online Mapping & Data Visualization Tools
This guide provides information on how to access and use GIS and Statistics software. Much of this information is about licensed products, therefore it is geared towards current affiliates of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
This is an easy to use, online mapping resource. Register your Esri Global Account or create a public account (do not sign up for the trial) and make a great looking map in minutes that you can share online and embed in websites.
Search and map business listings (licensed for UNC only)
Access: Off Campus Access is available for: UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty, and staff; UNC Hospitals employees; UNC-Chapel Hill affiliated AHEC users. North Carolina residents with a borrower's card may access from off campus by visiting NCLive directly. Contact the Davis Library Service Desk for the NCLive password (instructions). Coverage: Current information only
Tableau allows you to easily create and share interactive charts, graphs, and maps. The free version, Tableau Public, has file size and format limits and stores your data on Tableau's own publicly accessible servers. DO NOT USE TABLEAU PUBLIC FOR SENSITIVE OR PROPRIETARY DATA. Licenses for the more powerful commercial version, Tableau Desktop, are available to interested faculty, and full-time students have free access to Tableau Desktop for one year.