Review attribute table functionality in geographic information systems (GIS), specifically using ArcGIS 10.x software. Examine the capabilities of descriptive analysis using cultural resource examples. Learn how to enter data, manipulate attribute tables, and general reports in GIS and how to apply the information to cultural resource management practices. Explore ArcGIS tabular functions, including joining and relating tables together, as well as how to generate graphs and reports.



  • Attribute tables
  • Basic table operations
  • Field types
  • Basic table manipulation
  • Associated tables
  • Using join
  • Using relate
  • Managing joins and relates
  • Graphs
  • Reports
  • Overview of the other modules in the ArcGIS for Cultural Resources: An Introduction series

Training Curriculum

45-minute, on-demand eLearning

  • 1

    Welcome Letter

    • NPI Welcome Letter

  • 2


    • Working with Tables: Part 1

    • Working with Tables: Part 2

    • Working with Tables: Part 3

  • 3

    Download Course Slides

    • Working With Tables (slide deck)

  • 4

    Download Video Transcript

    • Working with Tables (transcript)

  • 5

    Course Evaluation

    • NPI Evaluation



Deidre McCarthy, GISP

Deidre McCarthy, GISP, chief, Cultural Resources Geographic Information Systems (CRGIS) Facility, National Park Service; facilitates the use of GIS to manage the location, status, and condition of cultural resources.
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This training is suitable for

  • Archaeologists; architectural historians; planners; preservation architects and landscape architects;

  • Community leaders; contractors, consultants, and project managers; cultural and natural resource managers responsible for compliance requirements;

  • Facility managers of historic properties; national, statewide, and local preservation and land management organization members and staff

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