For those of you who are curious about the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for historical research but who lack training in the use of the technology. The manual may be downloaded free of charge, along with all of the data necessary for the exercises, and you may also download the free, open-source GIS software, which is used for the first 10 of 14 exercises. You will find all of this material at the URL:
Clark Labs is pleased to announce a new tutorial video series that will be hosted on its website. This online learning resource complements the wide range of materials that are provided with the software. The goal of the video series is to provide quick-start references on a variety of the utilities and functionality within IDRISI, and in most cases, they will be between 5-10 minutes in length.