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Putting Your Research on the Map with ArcGIS Story Maps

Today's Demo: Mapping San Diego

This is the demo we will be using today!

Tips and Tricks


Map Journal Builder Interface with Save Button Circled

You can make your maps and complicated or simple as you need them to be.
You can’t collaborate using a free account

Follow the tip: "If you already have the URL for a specific ArcGIS web map (, you could also access it directly. You'd search for the ID part of its URL, in this case, 346b76ac939f474b80795b7a3427831c" It seems everyone and their brother has done this demo so you will have to sort through a lot of stuff to find that specific ArcGIS web map. 

Provide alt-text for all images! Not sure what that is? Learn more at the ISU Digital Access Alt Text page

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