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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
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ArcGIS is full-featured GIS software for visualising, managing, creating, and analysing geographic data. ArcView software (MS Windows only) includes ArcGIS extensions. The complete list of software available under the current site licence agreement is as follows:
- ArcGIS for Desktop Basic
- ArcGIS for Desktop Standard
- ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced
- ArcGIS for Server
- Extensions: 3D Analyst, ArcEditor, ArcGIS Data ReViewer, ArcInfo, ArcLogistics, ArcScan for ArcGIS, Geostatistical Analyst, Maplex, Network Analyst, Production Mapping, Publisher, Schematics, Spatial Analyst, Tracking Analyst, Workflow Manager
- Windows Yes
- Macintosh No
- Linux No
Does NUI, Galway have a site licence for ArcView software?
Yes. NUI, Galway has signed up with Eduserv/CHEST for a site licence agreement which is renewed in July. It should be noted that 'home use' of ArcView is not permitted. Details of the agreement are available online
- ArcGIS is available in the PC Suites
Personal licences can be purchased from ESRI
ArcGIS is available for on-campus use only. Please contact the Service Desk to borrow a copy of the installation CD. Alternatively request access via our Software Self Service option.
ArcView is available to postgraduate researchers for on-campus use only i.e. researchers who have a desktop computer linked to the campus network (excluding wireless connections). Please contact the Service Desk to borrow a copy of the installation CD. Alternatively request access via our Software Self Service option.
- Installation Information
To install software on your machine you must login as an administrator
If you borrow ArcGIS software, you are obliged to sign a Copyright Acknowledgement Form
ArcGIS 10 Installation Documentation - Single User
ArcGIS 10 Service Pack 4 (SP4) is now available from the Esri Support Center
Can I install ArcView software on my home computer?
No. The site licence agreement only covers on-campus use. Personal licences can be purchased from www.esri.com/
Where can I get technical support about ArcView?
Technical support is available from http://support.esri.com/
If you are connected to the NUI, Galway campus network, you can join the NUI GIS discussion list (http://eci.nuigalway.ie/resources/NUIGGISlist.aspx) to learn more about ArcGIS.
If you cannot resolve your ArcGIS query, the site licence agreement allows for technical support via a single technical contact only. Please contact the Service Desk with any such query.
ArcGIS 10: An issue has been found with some uses of non-English Unicode data within the personal geodatabase when upgrading to ArcGIS 10. In some cases, the use of non-English Unicode characters in object names in the geodatabase are corrupted when the personal geodatabase (access file) is upgraded to an ArcGIS 10 geodatabase. This error corrupts the source data and is nonrecoverable. Further details and workarounds are provided in knowledge base article 38149. A software patch is available for this issue. Download now