Esri Press

Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop

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Publishing in March 2018; e-book available February 2018

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Getting to Know ArcGIS® Desktop , fifth edition, is a comprehensive introduction to the features and tools of ArcGIS Desktop. Through hands-on exercises, readers will discover, use, make, and share maps with meaningful content. They will also learn how to build geodatabases, query data, analyze geospatial data, and more. The latest edition has been updated to the most current version of ArcGIS Desktop 10.6. Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop is suited for classroom use, independent study, and as a reference.
Data for completing the exercises and a 180-day trial of ArcGIS Desktop are available for download.
An e-book of Getting to Know ArcGIS® Desktop, fifth edition, ISBN 9781589485112, $99.99, will be available at most e-book retailers. Note: Esri Press e-books do not include 180-day trial software. Instead, you can download the ArcGIS Trial at http://www.esri.com/arcgis/trial.

Michael Law is a cartographer and GIS professional with more than a decade of experience. He was a cartographer for Esri, where he developed cartography for books, edited and tested GIS workbooks, and was the editor of the Esri Map Book. He continues to work with GIS software, writing technical documentation, teaching training courses, and designing and optimizing user interfaces.
Amy Collins is a writer and editor who has worked with GIS for over 15 years. She was a technical editor for Esri, where she honed her GIS skills and cultivated an interest in designing effective instructional materials. She continues to develop books on GIS education, among other projects.

ISBN: 9781589485105    2018   748 pages   $99.99