Essentials of Geographic Information Systems
By: Jonathan Campbell and Michael Shin
Published in: 2011
1st edition, published by Flat World Knowledge
This book is intended for: introductory GIS class
Academic levels: any student
Nature of this book: General text book, no additional lab activities
This is a comprehensive e-book, able to modified by instructors to be aligned with their course content. Though essential concepts in GIS tend to remain constant, the situations, applications and examples of GIS are fluid and dynamic. The Flat World model of publishing with the MIYO (Make It Your Own) customization platform is especially relevant for a text that deals with information technology. Many instructor supplements included.