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Good Reads

President Harry S. Truman once said, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.”

If you want to be the best that you can be in the GIS field or just want to become more knowledgeable about geography and the power of geographic thinking pick up a copy of one of the books on this list. All these books are generating buzz in the GIS and geography communities and make excellent summer reads.

Just starting out in GIS? GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook will be your go-to textbook.
Just starting out in GIS? GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook will be your go-to textbook.
This companion to The ArcGIS Book will teach you GIS by doing GIS.
This companion to The ArcGIS Book will teach you GIS by doing GIS.
The ArcGIS Imagery Book: New View New Vision is a perfect read for people interested in learning more about working with imagery in a GIS.
The ArcGIS Imagery Book: New View New Vision is a perfect read for people interested in learning more about working with imagery in a GIS.
Learn to work with the ArcGIS Pro application with the new book, Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro.
Learn to work with the ArcGIS Pro application with the new book, Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro.

Good reading. And keep an eye out for new editions of Getting to Know Web GIS and Map Use, both of which will be published this fall by Esri. Note: Esri offers ArcGIS trial software with each workbook.