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Brown GIS and Data Tutorials

This guide contains GIS and data tutorials created by Brown University Libraries.

Introduction to GIS with QGIS

This tutorial was created for a day-long introductory GIS workshop and for self-directed learners, using the free and open source QGIS desktop software. Download QGIS and install it for Windows, Mac, or Linux. It's recommended that you install the same version of QGIS that's being used in the tutorial, which is written for the current long term release. Members of the Brown community can check the library's event calendar for available in-person workshops.

QGIS Installers


QGIS Interface