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Introduction

StoryMaps is a platform that allows you to tell stories through text, maps, and multimedia. 

Getting Started with StoryMaps

Here's what you need to do to set up your account in StoryMaps:

  • Go to storymaps.arcgis.com
  • Click on Sign in
  • You'll come to a login page. In the box under "Your ArcGIS organization's URL," type usandiego and click Continue
  • Now click on the blue box University of San Diego
  • On the Microsoft Sign in prompt: Type in your USD email address
  • Now you'll come to the USD sign in page: type in your USD email address and password
  • Click "yes" for "stay signed in
  • Now you have arrived at the Stories page
  • To get started building your StoryMap, click on the green "New Story" button on the right
  • Now you're ready to go!

If you have any trouble setting up your account using the steps above, please contact: Cody Maginnis in ITS at cmaginnis@sandiego.edu

Examples

One of the best ways to understand howStoryMaps works is to look at examples of how others have used it. Take some time to explore these examples:

Tutorials

Familiarize yourself with how StoryMaps works by viewing the tutorials below. 

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