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Free Books!

Did you know that educators can get free GIS-related books through ESRI to preview and use?   Here is just a sample of the types of books they offer:   Placing History: How Maps, Spatial Data, and GIS Are Changing Historical Scholarship           “Over the past decade, historical GIS has emerged as a promising new methodology for studying history. In this companion piece to Past Time, Past Place, editor Anne Kelly Knowles presents a collection of case studies that illustrate how GIS technology can be utilized to reorganize and reevaluate historical data. Complete with a digital supplement, edited by Amy Hillier, Placing History is the perfect tool for engaging a classroom of young historians by demonstrating how GIS can be used to awaken the past.”     Map Use: Reading Analysis Interpretation             “Map Use: Reading, Analysis, Interpretation, seventh edition, is a comprehensive, foundational textbook designed for the college curriculum. Now updated with a new section on map interpretation, Map Use provides students with the knowledge and skills to read and understand maps, and offers professional cartographers a thorough reference resource. Nearly 600 full-color maps, photographs, and graphs illustrate the concepts behind communicating with maps, while an extensive […] Continue reading

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