Spatial and Numeric Data Services (SAND) Lab expands on north campus

The University Library’s Spatial and Numeric Data Services (SAND) lab, located at Taubman College in room 2207 of the Art & Architecture building, has expanded for the 2009-10 school year. SAND labs provide assistance with spatial data, numeric data, and statistics for the University of Michigan community. The lab provides advanced computers and software to help students and researchers work with spatial and numeric data and access to data only available from within our labs. These labs are equipped with ArcGIS, ArcView, ERDAS, SAS, SPSS, StatTransfer, Stata, Adobe Creative Suite 3 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver), and more. SAND also provides access to and assistance with data from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, Europa World Plus, Global Insight, Geolytics, the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Geological Survey, and other sources. Learn more about SAND at