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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.


This page provides links and resources to products that are available via logging into an ArcGIS Online organizational account. Please visit the PSU GIS User software page for more information on accessing ArcGIS Online.

Living Atlas

Field Maps


Frequently asked questions:

1. I’m interested in sharing my results from an ArcGIS Survey 123 form? How do I go about this? 

To share the results of your survey, click the Collaborate option, and examine options under the Share Results section. More information from Esri documentation on the share results.  

Additional screenshots of survey sharing options and item view of survey content are available in the Esri document: Limiting Access to Public Survey 123 Results. This document includes information on the creation of Feature Layer views for the use of in other application, if desired to modify the content seen by others in results. Additional recommendations are provided from the Esri Community post, “Securing data in public surveys (Survey 1123 web designer)”.  

Additional Learning Resources:  Learning path: Access Data results from Survey123, including a section on a video Leverage your survey data in other apps 

2. How can I incorporate a Survey 123 form in other ArcGIS Online applications? 

A link to a Survey123 form can be added to other ArcGIS Online application. This is an example of embedding a survey into an ArcGIS Dashboard. Survey123 Tricks of the Trade: Embedding a survey in an ArcGIS Dashboard.  

3. How do I incorporate skip-logic into a Survey123 question? 

When creating a question, a rule can be set-up. Rules can only be set-up for single select, dropdown, likert, and rating questions.  

4.What special features exist for organizing questions in Survey123? 

Special Features include a note, group, and page function 

Additional examples include the use of ranking questions and choice randomization, of additional survey creation features. Survey123 Tricks of the Trade: Ranking question and choice randomization 

ArcGIS Experience Builder

ArcGIS Hub

ArcGIS Scene Viewer

Working with Adobe Creative Cloud




ArcGIS Business Analyst

Web App Builder for ArcGIS

ArcGIS Solutions

ArcGIS for Power BI

Microsoft Power BI: (MS applications are free to PSU users as part of the Office 365 group license, log in for free download).  The online version of Power BI is available from the Apps area of Office 365. 

Login Information 

In the Online version of Power BI, click the settings gear icon in the top right corner, click ArcGIS Maps for Power BI, check “Use ArcGIS Maps for Power BI.” 

Additional map features of Power BI

Desktop Power BI: Under Options, there is a preview features function for the following: 

Shape map visual 

Azure map visual 

ArcGIS Image for ArcGIS Online