The Story Map Journal℠ is ideal when you want to combine narrative text with maps and other embedded content. A Map Journal contains entries, or sections, that users simply scroll through. Each section in a Map Journal has an associated map, image, video or web page. Actions can also be defined in journal sections so that, for example, clicking a word automatically zooms the section’s map to a particular location.
The Story Map Journal format is simple but very flexible. A Map Journal may present a story based around just one map. Or it may take users through multiple maps and associated images and videos to provide them with engaging, in-depth information. Browse our gallery to see how storytellers are putting the Map Journal layout options and other capabilities to work.
Your story is automatically hosted on ArcGIS Online.