Using GIS Data in the Libraries
Commons Data: connecting to the data folder.
You can connect to the Learning Commons data share from any Academic Workstation in the library system.
From within Arc Catalog, you should see the share confusionGISData appear:
If not, select the 'connect to folder' button from the toolbar:
and enter the path exactly as it is shown: \\confusion\GISData
This path is CASE SENSITIVE.
Once connected to the Confusion Drive, click on the 'UO GIS Collection' folder and select the 'US_States' folder (if you are searching for US data, otherwise click on 'Other_Countries').
For Oregon data, double click the 'Oregon' folder and follow the hierarchy related to your search request.
You should now be able to use the Libraries' GIS data from any library workstation with ArcMap installed.