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The Library's Geospatial Data Center


GeoData@SciLi is a consultation and workspace devoted to geospatial data and research that's part of the Center for Library Exploration and Research (CLEAR) within the Brown University Library. Located on the 11th floor of the Sciences Library, we offer research consultations on finding, accessing, processing, and using geospatial, demographic, and socio-economic data. We have experience using a variety of software packages and scripting languages, including GIS, Python, and SQL databases. We create tutorials, host workshops, provide access to datasets purchased by the library, create and host value-added data, and curate the library's collection of over 100,000 maps.

Come visit us! Appointments are recommended as our hours vary. Contact GIS and Data Librarian Frank Donnelly via email or book a slot on his calendar.

We are hiring for the 2022-23 academic year!

We are looking for current Brown undergrads to join our team (graduate students may also apply). These are in-person part time positions (10 hours a week) that begin in Sept. Login via Workday to see the descriptions and to apply.