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Finding data to support your story

0. Summary:

In this step we will be exploring the University of Manitoba’s ArcGIS Online (AGOL) interface.
This includes:

  • Account/ Online training
  • Available tools
  • Workspace options
  • Linked data sets

1. Access your workspace:

  1. Navigate to UM’s ArcGIS Online Portal
  2. Log-in by entering your UM email and password.
  3. The Home page is your Landing Page. AGOL workspace

2. Explore AGOL Interface:

Numbers 1-3 illustrate the locations of the following elements:

  1. Account (includes link to training materials)
  2. Tools (all of the different ESRI Apps available to you)
  3. Options (pages for different purposes (your content, maps, etc.)

    AGOL workspace

3. Explore Training options:

  1. Click on your username in the top right corner of the screen.
  2. Select the Training option half way down the list.
    AGOL workspace

  3. At the top of the page select the Catalog option, then the Course Catalog
    AGOL workspace

  4. Take a bit of time to browse through the training options available to you.
  5. Return to the UM AGOL Home page.

4. Explore available tools:

  1. Click on the waffle button that is to the left of your username in the top right of the screen to see the tools that are available.
  2. Today’s session will be focusing on ArcGIS Online (also linked in the top navigation of your Home page) and StoryMaps.
    AGOL workspace

5. Explore AGOL Home options:

Numbers 1-2 illustrate the most useful navigation options of the Landing Page:

  1. Map (where to go to create a new map in AGOL)
  2. Content (where all of your data, objects and organizational content is stored)

    AGOL workspace

  3. We will explore these options in greater depth in the Integrating section.