Thursday, August 17, 2006

New in HOORC’s Library: Beyond Maps

Beyond maps : GIS and decision making in local government explores how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can improve the ability of local government officials to make good decisions. The book’s focus is on GIS systems that support policy making and how such use effect efficiency, equity, community viability and environmental quality. The issue of sharing GIS data is particularly emphasized, and there are useful tips on how to identify and avoid creating misleading information. You can find the book in HOORC’s Library.

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