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 Staffed Hours: Fall 2023
     Mondays:     12pm - 5pm
   Tuesdays:    12pm - 5pm
   Wednesdays:  12pm - 5pm
   Thursdays:   12pm - 5pm
   Fridays:     12pm - 5pm

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Esri Story Maps & ArcGIS Online are web-based applications geospatial and non-geospatial analysis and storytelling. This tutorial covers the definition of GIS, data finding using NYU’s Spatial Data Repository (SDR), visualizing spatial data in a thematic web map and exporting that map into a multimedia presentation including images, videos, text, and web pages.

Story Maps, ArcGIS Online.  Please note that for all ArcGIS-related tutorials (Introduction to ArcGIS-Pro and Introduction to StoryMaps), an ESRI account is required independent of whether the tutorial is remote or in-person. Please request an ESRI account through Data Services upon registering for an ArcGIS-related tutorial.

Duration: 90 min

Room description:

Some tutorials are held remotely and require NYU sign on to access, while others are held in person, without a remote component. Please note the correct modality and location of the tutorial when registering

Prerequisites: No prior knowledge of GIS is required to attend. However, you are encouraged to request an NYU ArcGIS Organizational account prior to the tutorial.
Skills Taught / Learning Outcomes:
  • Define GIS and its uses.
  • Explore the Story Maps and ArcGIS Online interfaces.
  • Explore the NYU SDR and learn about spatial data.
  • Create a multimedia presentation including: an interactive GIS map using spatial data from NYU’s SDR, images, videos, webpages, and text
  • Share Story Maps.
Class Materials:
Related Classes:

GIS/Mapping Tools and Services

Introduction to ArcGIS Deskop (ArcMap)

Additional Training Materials: Contact for access to Esri E-Learning courses

Upcoming sessions for this tutorial