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GIS Week Sale – 35% off geospatial e-books
Get the coupon code for 35% off all GIS e-books at Locate Press to celebrate GIS Week.
Setting up PyQGIS3 with VSCode & Python3 on Windows
Set up a vscode workspace on Windows to develop with Python 3.8, QT5, and PyQGIS QGIS open source desktop mapping apps.
October Newsletter (2021)
Hi and welcome to our short October Newsletter. Whether you are a new subscriber or an old customer, we want to stay in touch. This newsletter highlights one way to save on print orders, how to update your profile, and how to stay in touch.We also include a link to an interesting podcast on Geospatial …
QGIS Map Design – Sample Maps
Our book QGIS Map Design by Anita Graser and Gretchen Peterson has such a wide range of lessons for cartographers. This GIF gives you an idea of the diversity of maps possible with a little reading and open source QGIS. Access a GIF here
Locate Press sponsors FOSS4GNL – book giveaway
We were happy to help provide some competitive reading material to the event including Discover QGIS 3.x and QGIS for Hydrological Applications. Contact us if you are having an event and need some giveaways.
Swag from Locate Press
We just stood up our first store – selling a variety of colors of t-shirts, stickers, hats, mugs, and stickers. Products include normal color, dark mode version, and a smaller chest pocket style. For a limited time we have 0% markup on these items, so get them at cost from Redbubble. Shop …
QGIS – what is it and why should I try it?
What is QGIS used for, is QGIS free, and other common questions from GIS users looking at open source GIS software for the first time.
Register for our Newsletter
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Celebrate FOSS4G – 40% Off Sale
40% E-book Discount Code FOSS4G Buenos Aires 2021 runs from Sept 27 to Oct 2 – you can still register to attend at as it is an online event.To celebrate FOSS4G we are offering a 40% discount coupon for all open source geospatial e-books at Locate Press.The sale will run from Sept 24 – Oct 4. Use …
VitalSource Online Books
Learn more about how VitalSource is the Locate Press distributor for online book reading for classrooms and more.

What is Locate Press?

Locate Press is the only publisher dedicated to open source and geospatial book titles. Print books and ebooks are available for a variety of topics for professionals and students alike.

Tyler Mitchell is the owner/publisher and lives in British Columbia, Canada.