FDLP Basic Collection Updated to Include New Census Resource

The FDLP Basic Collection was updated to include data.census.gov (entitled as “Explore Census Data”). American FactFinder was removed from the list. 

Since every library is required to have the titles in the FDLP Basic Collection accessible for immediate use, please review your access points for these two Census Bureau resources and update as needed.

More about data.census.gov:

“Starting in July, data.census.gov will be the primary way to access Census Bureau data, including upcoming releases from the 2018 American Community Survey, 2017 Economic Census, 2020 Census, and more.  After July 1, 2019, all new data (previously released on American FactFinder) will be released on this new data platform.”  (source: American Factfinder website, Census Bureau)

  • Title: Explore Census Data, also known as data.census.gov
  • SuDoc Class Number: C 3.300/2:
  • Item Number: 0154-B-64
  • CGP System Number: 1099724
  • OCLC Number: 1102594241
  • PURL

For more information about data.census.gov, review the 6/27/19 FDLP Academy webinar, New Updates to data.census.gov.

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