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Introduction to GIS with Social Explorer Workshop

Uptown Campus

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.
** The Zoom link will be provided immediately following registration at https://tulane.libcal.com/event/7321072?hs=a. **
Read the related Library Guide, Geographic Information Systems Library Guide by Melissa Chomintra, at https://libguides.tulane.edu/c.php?g=849653.
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

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