GIS and Computer Resources

Computer Related Help

Questions/problems related to software, hardware,
web, email, computing accounts...

IT Help Desk
(Faculty/Staff and Students)


Web Links & Information

Apply for a Faculty Web Account
Apply for a Department Web Account
Update Information on an Existing Web Account

Apply for a Computing Account
Website Publishing Instructions

Web Publishing Software
Download SSH Secure FTP (Free!)
SSH Secure FTP Quick Start Instructions

Dreamweaver 30-day Trial Download
   •Dreamweaver Tutorials


Graphics Links & Information

Adobe Illustrator Product Information

Illustrator 30-day Trial Download
      •Illustrator Tutorials

Adobe Product User Forums


GIS Information

ESRI Website: Learn more about GIS

GIS Informational Slideshow (.ppt)

GIS Video: Layers of our World  (.mpg)


GIS Data Links

USGS Seamless Data Distribution

UNR Keck Library

Virtual Clearinghouse for Nevada Geographic Information:
Links to organizations that provide geographic information
and GIS coverages for the state of Nevada.

Clark County GIS Management Office (GISMO)
Download various GIS datasets for Clark County, Nevada

GIS Data Depot

Geography Network


Other Resources

Google Earth: Download for Free!

Map Quest: Find Maps and Driving  Directions for any Location

USGS Geology: Resources, Hazards,  Landscape, Geologic Mapping...

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

Coordinate Conversions: Find UTM or Township and Range coordinates from  Latitude and Longitude, or vice versa.  Also provides data for the specified  location such as elevation, aspect, state, county, and names of the 7.5 minute topographic maps for the area.

Reference Guide to GMT (Generic Mapping Tools)


Lilly Fong Geoscience (LFG) 104B
Phone: 702.895.3262
FAX 702.895.4064
Department of Geoscience
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010