This three hour workshop gives participants the opportunity to learn QGIS, the free and open source geospatial software package. The workshop content revolves around solving a research/planning question using data about Detroit. Skills included in the workshop are making a color-shaded choropleth map, sub-setting data, using census data, geocoding within QGIS, joining datasets, creating buffers and more. If you have taken other library workshops on QGIS, this workshop will review and build on your skills. If you are totally unfamiliar with QGIS this workshop will give you a solid introduction to the software.
Date: Friday June 10, 1-4pm
Location: Main Library Beaumont Room