Software and Tools

Several open source and licensed* GIS software and hardware tools are made available through the Map and Geospatial Hub. Many of these software applications are already available for use on most of the public-facing computers found throughout the ASU Library system.

Contact the Map and Geospatial Hub with questions on where and/or how to access these specialized analysis and visualization tools.

Web Software

ArcGIS Online (ASU Organization)

ASU affiliates can access the full functionality of ArcGIS Online by joining ASU's ArcGIS Online organization. ArcGIS Online is Esri's cloud-based mapping and analysis solution.

Joining the ASU ArcGIS Online organization is as easy as visiting the ASU instance of ArcGIS Online ( and signing-in using your ASURITE credentials.

Desktop Software

* Use of licensed software made available through ASU Library is limited strictly to non-commercial educational and research use.