Esri Publishes Book about Web GIS Featuring Latest Advances in ArcGIS Platform

Guide Includes Most Up-to-Date Online Geospatial Knowledge and Techniques 

REDLANDS, Calif.—September 14, 2020Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced the publication of a new book by popular geographic information system (GIS) technology author Pinde Fu, Getting to Know Web GIS, Fourth Edition. As a promising field very useful to egovernment, ebusiness, escience, and daily life, there is a strong and increasing demand for Web GIS professionals. This fourth edition of Getting to Know Web GIS will help readers begin or continue their journey to learn about, understand, and apply Web GIS. 

The book is designed with three principles in mind: 

There is the growing recognition and acceptance that GIS has evolved into essential IT across every form of human endeavor, said Clint Brown, Esri director of software productsGIS is at the center of major progress being made in solving some of the worlds greatest challenges. And many people have realized that geospatial systems and expertise are essential for our planets future. 

This book is the result of the authors extensive working experience at Esri, as well as his teaching experience at Harvard Extension School; University of Redlands; Henan University; University of California, Riverside; and University of Texas at Dallas. 

The book includes an ArcGIS Online trial account, sample tutorial data, and PowerPoint teaching slides. 

Getting to Know Web GIS, Fourth Edition, is available in print (ISBN: 9781589485921, 490 pages, US$94.99) and as an ebook (ISBN: 9781589485938, US$94.99). Both editions can be obtained from most online retailers worldwide. The print edition is also available for purchase at or by calling 1-800-447-9778. If outside the United States, visit for complete ordering options, or visit to contact your local Esri distributor. Interested retailers can contact Esri Press book distributor Ingram Publisher Services. 

About Esri 

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping, offers the most powerful geospatial cloud available, to help customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Founded in 1969, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including 90 of the Fortune 100 companies, all 50 state governments, more than half of all counties (large and small), and 87 of the Forbes Top 100 Colleges in the US, as well as all 15 Executive Departments of the US Government and dozens of independent agencies. With its pioneering commitment to geospatial information technology, Esri engineers the most advanced solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at 

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