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ERIC Number: EJ772994
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 5
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0271-0579
Building a GIS Database for Space and Facilities Management
Valcik, Nicolas A.; Huesca-Dorantes, Patricia
New Directions for Institutional Research, n120 p53-61 2003
Growth and technology have driven the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) to build a geographic information system (GIS) database for its facilities and space management. This chapter reviews several issues concerning this implementation: (1) the challenges involved in implementing the system; (2) the lack of efficiency and accuracy that existed before the implementation; (3) the corresponding need for GIS; (4) the design of the spatial inventory database (SID); (5) reasons to use GIS; and (6) how GIS works at UTD. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas