Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical U.S. census data and demographic information. The easy-to-use web interface lets users create maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze, and understand demography and social change. This hands-on workshop will begin with an overview of the data sets in Social Explorer, followed by step-by-step instructions for completing the following tasks: Create maps using specific variables (e.g., race) Change visualization types Create and compare side-by-side maps Save and share your map Use the “Tell a Story” tool to provide context for your maps. Requirements: Computer and Tulane credentials. Optional: This workshop may be recorded and made available on the Tulane University Libraries YouTube page.