StoryMap Workshops

  • Posted on: 20 July 2016
  • By: digitalscholar

Are you a faculty member interested in using a mapping application as a course project or optional platform for an assignment? Are you a student in need of more training on mapping applications to complete an assignment? Are you just interested in learning more about GIS or other mapping alternatives? Looking for a place to start? Come learn about StoryMaps, an interactive mapping application by ESRI, from the Library's own Ken Middleton. Check out the schedule below.

Introduction to StoryMaps, Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 11:30am-1:00pm

StoryMaps Showcase Workshop, Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 11:30am-1:00pm

Location: Library 264A (Instruction Classroom)

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Current Schedule for workshop on October 26:

Demonstrations of Story Map Projects (45 min. to 1 hour)
1. Northeast Nashville Community History Project
2. "Bright Side of Memphis" story map
3. Cemetery Community story map
4. Southeast Park (Nashville) Historical Resources
5. Rutherford County Services Story Map

Tools - Hands-on (30 to 45 min.)
1. Rutherford County GIS – the types of data and services offered by the county
2. USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer
3. Social Explorer (mapping tool)