Esri Press

Getting to Know ArcGIS, fourth edition

by Michael Law, Amy Collins
Paperback: 808 pages
Published: 2015
ISBN: 9781589483828
eISBN: 9781589484283

Getting to Know ArcGIS, fourth edition, is a comprehensive introduction to the features and tools of ArcGIS® for Desktop. Through hands-on exercises, readers will discover, use, make, and share maps with meaningful content. The fourth edition includes new exercises on map sharing and georeferencing, new datasets and scenarios, and an introduction to ArcGIS Pro, a powerful new part of ArcGIS. Getting to Know ArcGIS is suited for classroom use, independent study, and as a reference. The fourth edition is updated for ArcGIS 10.2 and 10.3.

Resources

Click here to download data for completing the exercises included in the book. (File size: 499 MB) 
Click here to download a replacement file for chapter 7’s usgsdem.

Please follow the instructions below for installing the data on Windows 8, 8.1, and 10 operating systems:

On Windows 8 and 8.1:

  1. Click on "More Info" when the "Windows protected your PC" prompt comes up.
  2. Click on the "Run anyway" button.
  3. Follow the wizard to install the data.

On Windows 10:

  1. Check the "I understand the risk . . ." checkbox.
  2. Click on the "Run anyway" button.
  3. Follow the wizard to install the data.
Click here to download the answer key for the Getting to Know ArcGIS chapter questions.
Click here to download a 180-day trial of ArcGIS (available only with the printed book).