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INF2102H Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Libraries

ArcGIS Download and Installation

Instruction on how to download and install ArcGIS 10.1 on your personal computer can be found here: http://maps.library.utoronto.ca/docs/arcgis10.1.pdf

Please note:

  • Installing and authorizing ArcGIS software can take a few hours
  • ArcGIS is a windows-based product. If you have a Mac, you need to have a windows instance installed. Your computer needs to have the following system requirements: http://bit.ly/V735Ml
  • Once you have installed and authorized your software and you need to move it to another computer, or if you are changing Operating Systems, it is your responsibility to deauthorize and reauthorize the software. Follow these instructions to find out how: http://support.esri.com/en/knowledgebase/techarticles/detail/38656
  • We give out one authorization code per student only!

Should you have problems installing and authorizing the software, you can come to the Map and Data Library with your computer between 11.00 and 17.00 and staff will help assist.

ArcGIS 10.1