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recommended that Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop (for ArcGIS 9.2) by Tim Ormsby, et. al. be purchased as a
reference, especially for those students who need to review the fundamental GIS skills that are a prerequisite
to this course. This textbook, when purchased new, comes with its own evaluation copy of ArcGIS 9.2. Required Software: ArcGIS 9.2 and Extensions
♦ Notes: this software is installed on each lab computer. Also, each student will receive a
free copy of ESRI’s ArcGIS 9.2 software for use on his/her personal computer ; it is a fullyfunctioning version and will expire one year after installation. Please note that ArcGIS
software is optimized for Windows 2000 or XP and that Vista has presented some
documented problems, most of which can be corrected by installing a Service Pack from
ESRI. While some students have successfully used ArcGIS with Vista, it is strongly
recommended that the optimized operating systems be used. In order to run ArcGIS in
Windows on an Intel-based Mac, virtualizatio...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2014 for the course POLS 103 taught by Professor Christensen during the Summer '08 term at San Jose State.
- Summer '08