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Mapping US Urban Demographics with Social Explorer

Starting with this short New York Times article about urban poverty - "Sparkling and Blighted, Convention Cities Spotlight Ignored Urban Issues" - we will use Social Explorer to map the current and historical demographic statistics references in the article. This will be followed by a demonstration of mapping inequality and race in Atlanta. Finally, we will conclude with a brief discussion of how Social Explorer's demographic data mapping features can be used for both teaching and research. Make sure to read the article before the workshop.

Presenter: Joe Hurley, Data Services and GIS Librarian

Related LibGuide: *Research Data Services @ Georgia State University Library by Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
CURVE, Library South 2
Downtown Campus Library
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