As geographic information systems (GIS) specialist, Eric Arnold helps faculty and students use geospatial data in their research or class projects. Eric can help users evaluate GIS as a suitable tool for solving research needs, help locate appropriate spatial or geographical data, and assist with geocoding.
Eric can provide instruction on the use of ArcGIS software (free to UT faculty, staff, and students). He is also the go-to person for questions on using a handheld GPS (global positioning system) receiver.
He is a member of the Libraries’ new service, the Scholars’ Collaborative, which provides expertise, tools, and resources to faculty and students engaged in emerging forms of scholarship.
Eric holds a bachelor’s degree in geography from the University of Tennessee.