The ITS team has been hard at work over the past few months checking and updating our KnowledgeBase articles. Perhaps more importantly, we’ve been looking at how folks ask questions, what sort of requests come into our staff most frequently … Continue reading KnowledgeBase refresh!
Did you know that you can add your J-Term class sessions to your Google Calendar automatically? ITS built a tool to search for and download iCal files for the current semester. Here’s how to download and import your course’s iCal file. Head over to the course search tool at https://swarthmore.github.io/course2ics-parser/ Begin searching for your course’s name. Click on your course to download its iCal file. It will be downloaded as an .ics file. Head over to https://calendar.google.com/ and log in. Click on the ⚙ (cog) icon in the main app bar , then click settings. Click on Import & Export … Continue reading Importing your J-Term 2021 Course into your Calendar
Built initially to host and internally publish data on the underground utilities of the campus for our Facilities work, ArcGIS Enterprise is the foundational software system for supporting GIS broadly across the campus; powering mapping and visualization, analytics, and data management. … Continue reading ArcGIS Enterprise Server at Swarthmore!
This semester, students from Professor Nackenoff’s POLS-22 class were tasked with updating the information for the American Elections map at Swarthmore College. The map visualizes changes to voting laws since 2004. Each student was responsible for researching changes in election … Continue reading 2020 American Elections Map
You may have seen the data-rich maps produced through Johns Hopkins Univeristy about the spread of COVID-19 ( https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/us-map ), or maybe you’ve seen the Yale Climate Opinion Maps ( https://climatecommunication.yale.edu/visualizations-data/ycom-us/ ) or COVID response opinion maps (https://covid.yale.edu/innovation/mapping/). At ESRI’s … Continue reading The Science of Where: ArcGIS updates
Last summer, students in “River Stories,” an English and Environmental Studies class taught by Betsy Bolton, canoed a stretch of the Delaware River from Lackawaxen, PA to the Delaware Water Gap. Taking time to shoot photography, keep journals, and write … Continue reading River Stories – A Delaware River Sojourn