2016 Elections, how to get information for your stories

Congratulations student body for being present for one of the craziest election cycles that have happened in America within my lifetime.  With this election the School of Journalism is going to have a pop-up newsroom so that you to can experience the thrill of covering elections.  To help, we here at the library offer these […]

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Python Open Labs – Session 6

Hi In the 6th session of Python Open Labs, today we covered the concepts on comparison operators, logical operations and complex logical expressions. If you attended today’s session, I encourage you all to try out the practice problems from the slides on the google drive link given below. Python Open Labs Slides: https://goo.gl/YP0c2E Tip of the […]

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NHGIS Releases Standardized Tables for 2000 & 2010 Census

Comparing Census data from one decade the next can be difficult since boundaries  and variables can change. Trying to figure out those differences can be time consuming and sometimes frustrating. To help make this easier, NHGIS recently released 65 time series tables standardizing 2000 & 2010 100% count variables to the 2010 Census boundaries for ten […]

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Government Information 101: Part 3, Finding Gov Info

How to Find Government Information So, you've learned the basics of US government and you know the main government information resources. Now you're actually looking for a government document. Where do you start? Ask yourself: At what level of government do I need this information? Federal, state, local (county or city) What government branch or […]

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Government Information 101: Part 2, Gov Resources

In the previous post, I discussed the basics of U.S. government (its levels, branches, and how to approach finding government information). Now I'll list some of the best places to find government information, both by government branch and with a list of popular documents. First, here are a few places to start a search for […]

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Government Information 101: Part 1, U.S. Gov Basics

New to the U.S., or just need to brush-up on some government basics? Here's a quick run-down of U.S. government at various levels and how to find government information. (I'll be writing two follow-up posts that tell where to find primary source information for each branch of government, and show an example of a gov […]

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CNTS Dataset on Domestic Conflict Events (International Coverage)

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 […]

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Finding Building & Property Information

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