Story Maps Overview

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Presentation: “What are StoryMaps?” Presentation from the ESRI User Conference, Summer 2022

ESRI ArcGIS StoryMaps is a story authoring web-based application that allows you to share your maps in the context of narrative text and other multimedia content.

You can use ArcGIS StoryMaps to do the following:

Author stories with the story builder. Stories can include maps, narrative text, lists, images, videos, embedded items, and other media.

Publish and share your stories. Published stories each have their own URL, and you can use these URLs to share your stories within your organization, to specific groups, or with everyone.

Create and publish collections. Collections can include stories and ArcGIS web apps bundled together for easy sharing and presenting.

Manage your stories. View and edit your stories from the Stories page, find stories authored by others in your organization, and add stories to your favorites list.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the new story builder interface.
  • Demonstration of how to add text, maps, and media to build a complete story map.
  • Showcase different ways a user can select web maps, images, multimedia, and text to create a compelling, cohesive narrative in their story maps.
  • Provide an example of a story map created for a Public Health audience.
  • Apply a design theme to customize and enhance a story‚Äôs visual appeal.
  • Discuss on how you can publish and share a story with the public or members of your ArcGIS organization.

Presenter: Scott Troppy is a Surveillance Epidemiologist with the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences in the Office of Integrated Surveillance and Informatics Services at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) in Boston, MA. He has worked in local, state and federal health settings in various surveillance and epidemiology related capacities. He holds a BBA in Management and an MPH in Epidemiology/Biostatistics and Health Services and has a PMP certification in project management. Additional he holds certificates in informatics and geographic information systems. Scott is currently the co-lead of the Spatial Analysis workgroup.