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Mapping Census Data: Unleash your Sociodemographic Knowledge through the Power of GIS

Title: Mapping Census Data: Unleash your Sociodemographic Knowledge through the Power of GIS

Speakers: 

  • Miriam Olivares, GIS Librarian, Center for Science and Social Science Information, Yale University
  • Laura Sare, Government Information Librarian and Associate Professor, Texas A&M University/li>

Description:

    The use of census data and GIS is becoming more prevalent in academics, government, and private sectors. As a consequence, library services are evolving to respond to these needs. Watch this webinar to gain an understanding of Census geographies and their standardized codes. We explore open-source and common licensed census data resources and demonstrate the steps to downloading and transforming sociodemographic data into color-coded maps.

Duration: 68 minutes

Date Recorded: 12/14/2016

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