Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop Reflects New Functionality in ArcGIS 10

Redlands, California—July 26, 2010— Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop from Esri Press is a fundamental geographic information system (GIS) workbook that introduces the underlying principles of GIS within the context of a structured ArcGIS lesson plan. Originally published in 2001, this best-selling workbook has now been updated to ensure ArcGIS 10 compatibility.

Written by a team of technical and education specialists including Tim Ormsby, Eileen J. Napoleon, Robert Burke, Carolyn Groessl, and Laura Bowden, Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop is a hands-on guide for classroom lab work or on-the-job training.

Key GIS concepts are combined with detailed illustrations and step-by-step exercises to acquaint readers with the building blocks of ArcGIS Desktop, including

  • Creating effective maps
  • Understanding spatial analysis
  • Building and editing spatial databases

Lessons are presented within the context of real-world projects and teach symbolizing and labeling maps, classifying data, querying maps, analyzing spatial relationships, setting map projections, building spatial databases, editing data, geocoding addresses, and making map layouts.

Its broad scope, simple style, and practical orientation make Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop an ideal classroom text and an excellent resource for those learning GIS on their own. No prior knowledge of GIS is needed.

Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop, Second Edition, Updated for ArcGIS 10 (ISBN-13: 978-1-58948-260-9, 600 pages, $79.95), is available at online retailers worldwide, at www.esri.com/esripress, or by calling 1-800-447-9778. Outside the United States, visit www.esri.com/esripressorders for complete ordering options or visit www.esri.com/distributors to contact your local Esri distributor. Interested retailers can contact Esri Press book distributor Ingram Publisher Services.

About Esri Press

Esri Press publishes books on GIS, cartography, and the application of spatial analysis to many areas of public and private endeavor including land-use planning, health care, education, business, government, and science. The complete selection of GIS titles from Esri Press can be found on the Web at www.esri.com/esripress.

About Esri

Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at www.esri.com/news.


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