In addition to the wealth of data that is publicly available through federal, state, or local government sources, at Columbia you have access to a number of other rich datasets. You can access these datasets through the Numeric Data Catalog and the Spatial Data Catalog, which are maintained by the DSSC Data Service at Lehman […]
Library Data Viz Contest – Decorate Our Wall EXTENDED!
Hold the phone!!! The Journalism Library is excited to EXTEND the deadline for the data visualization contest! Submit your entries by Wednesday, May 15th 5pm, for a chance to see yours in poster-size proudly displayed in the Journalism Library. The winner will also receive a libraries mug and the opportunity to submit your work to […]
Social Explorer for Historical Maps
Looking for historical U.S. Census maps? Try Social Explorer – a database product that helps to visually analyze and understand the demographics of the United States through the use of interactive maps and data reports. Explore thousands of historical data maps, from the first US Census in 1790 to the present. Census – Population Density, […]
Europe’s Energy Data Visualization
Europe’s Energy project, a joint effort with the Open Knowledge Foundation and using data from Eurostat – the statistical office of the European Union, gives users a set of visual tools to understand EU member states’ efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption. Take a look! […]
What’s dominating the news? Pew has the answer!
Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism tracks mainstream media coverage so you can see what’s dominating the news. Check out Pew’s News Coverage Index for additional dates and details of news coverage information, going back to 2007. […]
Housing Topics at the U.S. Census Bureau
Looking for housing data? You can find data on: home ownership historical to present U.S. rental vacancies median asking and sale price for the U.S. tables on housing affordability …and more! Go to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Housing Topics page. […]
Need a place to start when looking for Census data? American FactFinder (http://factfinder.census.gov) is an online data source for population, housing, economy and geography from the following data programs: Decennial Census American Community Survey Current Population Estimates Economic Census Annual Economic Surveys American FactFinder is your source for population, housing, economic and geographic data for […]