GIS 2: Extracting Features from Digitized Maps with ArcGIS

Digitized maps often contain features and layers that you might want to extract for specific projects. This workshop will teach you how to create pinpoints, lines, and polygon GIS data from map images.

Workshop Topics

  • Creating pinpoints, lines, and polygon GIS data from map images
  • Importing pinpoints, lines, and polygon GIS data into ArcGIS Online
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required, but GIS 1 may provide useful a foundation.
Note: This is the second workshop in a four-part series. For the full series, register for GIS 1, GIS 3, and GIS 4.


A Research Data Services Workshop
This Workshop is brought to you through partnership with the University Library’s Research Data Services. Learn more at

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