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Data & Digital Scholarship Tutorials

Overview


Fixer Upper Homes & Demographics using ESRI StoryMaps

Today's Exercise

Click to View

After successfully logging in, click Map link at top page header.
Select a Basemap that you like
Use the Search Box to zoom to Waco, Texas

 

Click Add and select Browse Living Atlas Layers.

Search for popular

 

Select Popular Demographics in the United States

 

Click Add to Map

Back in Contents, uncheck all Popular Demographics layers except for Block Groups.
Click the ... to the right of Popular Demographics in the United States (Beta) - Block Group and select Set Visibility Range and drag left slider all the way to the left.
Under Popular Demographics in the United States (Beta) - Block Group, click the Change Style button.

Set the attribute to show as 2018 Median Household Income (ESRI)

 

Set the drawing style to Counts and Amounts (Color)

 

Click Done

Click the ... to the right of Popular Demographics in the United States (Beta) - Block Group and select Transparency and set the slider to 50%.

 

On this guide, right-click Fixer Upper Locations and 'Copy Link Address' or 'Copy Link Location'
Back on map, click Add and select Add Layer from Web

Change the dropdown menu to A CSV File

 

Paste the URL into the URL bar

 

Click Add Layer

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On the next window, click Add Layer again

Click the ... to the right of Id and select Rename

 

Rename as Fixer Upper Locations

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Then click the  ... again and select Copy

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Rename the copy as Fixer Upper Hot Spots

Click the Change Style button under Fixer Upper Hot Spots

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Select Heat Map

 

Click Done

Click the ... to the right of Fixer Upper Hot Spots and select Transparency.

 

Set the slider all the way to the left.

 

At the top toolbar, click Save and select Save.
Specify Title, Tabs, and click Save Map.

Click Share on the top toolbar

 

Check Everyone (public)

 

Click Create a Web App

Click Build a Story Map

 

Select Story Map Journal

 

Click Create Web App

Leave defaults and click Done

 

Select Side Panel or Floating Panel

 

Click Start

Leave title and click arrow

Select Web Page

 

Paste (or type) the following URL:

https://researchguides.baylor.edu/JOU4340

 

Click Configure

Keep defaults and click Next
Click Add Section at the bottom of the left column

Content: Map

 

Map Dropdown: Fixer Upper Locations & Income

To the right of Content click Custom Configuration

Uncheck all but Fixer Upper Hot Spots and Fixer Upper Locations

 

Click Save Map Content

Enter a title if you have not yet done so and click Next

In the text entry area, type Points and Hot Spots

 

Click Add

Follow the basic steps as above for additional sections  

 

Click Save on the top right of screen
Click Share on the top left
Done!  

 

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