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Maps & Geospatial: ArcGIS Online

This guide provides an introduction to using ArcGIS Online. ArcGIS Online enables the creation of web maps, web applications, and geospatial analysis projects to communicate with broad audiences related to spatial topics.

GIS Specialist

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Tara Anthony
Expected FMLA leave ~June 8-Aug 30th
1A Central Pattee Library

Map Specialist

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Heather Ross
1 Pattee Library
Donald W. Hamer Center for Maps and Geospatial Information
Penn State University Libraries
University Park, PA 16802

Donald W. Hamer Center for Maps and Geospatial Information


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Introduction to ArcGIS Online

Accessing ArcGIS Online

Penn State has an ArcGIS Online organizational account accessible via your Penn State Web Access. Please visit the PSU GIS User software page for more information on accessing ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcMap. 

Helpful links for ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Online Key Terminology

Story Maps