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Continuing Education and Events: 11/30 - Working with Census Data

This guide contains current and upcoming events of interest to librarians, archivist, library staff, and others in Capital District Region.

Part 1: Using Census Data - Understanding, Finding and Constructing Tables from Census Data

This part of the program is divided into 3 sections: (1) An introduction that describes the difference between Census (Decennial) data and American Community Survey Statistics - a survey that has deep demographics. (2) How to search for data, interpret the different tables, change their set-up, and download or email the data. (3) Exercises will be given to those in the audience so that they may practice creating their own tables. 


This workshop includes hands-on activities. Please bring a laptop or tablet.  CDLC has a limited number of laptops available for workshop participants. If you do not have one to bring to the workshop, contact Susan D'Entremont at susan@cdlc.org prior to the workshop to make arrangements to borrow one. 

The instructor is David Kraiker. David has worked for the Census Bureau for 22 years - first as a Geographer and more recently in Data Dissemination.   He travels around New York state giving workshops and presentations that are Census data-related.   He holds a BA from Clark University, and a MSc from Rutgers-Newark University.

Date:
Friday, November 30, 2018
Time:
9:00am - 10:30am
Location:
CDLC, Large Meeting Room
Categories:
  Continuing Education  

Part 2: Using Census Data - Understanding, Finding and Constructing Maps Using the Census Portal

This workshop, somewhat of a continuation from the first session, is divided into 3 sections: (1) An introduction that describes the difference between Census (Decennial) data and American Community Survey Statistics--a survey that has deep demographics (2) How to search for data, understanding map category breakouts, and using the Census portal to customize your own map.  (3) Exercises will be given to those in the audience so that they may practice.


This workshop includes hands-on activities. Please bring a laptop or tablet.  CDLC has a limited number of laptops available for workshop participants. If you do not have one to bring to the workshop, contact Susan D'Entremont at susan@cdlc.org prior to the workshop to make arrangements to borrow one. 

The instructor is David Kraiker. David has worked for the Census Bureau for 22 years - first as a Geographer and more recently in Data Dissemination.   He travels around New York state giving workshops and presentations that are Census data-related.   He holds a BA from Clark University, and a MSc from Rutgers-Newark University.

Date:
Friday, November 30, 2018
Time:
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
CDLC, Large Meeting Room
Categories:
  Continuing Education  

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