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Creating maps in Social Explorer and PolicyMap

Creating maps in Social Explorer and PolicyMap Online

Social Explorer and PolicyMap are two tools provided by the library that allow you to build interactive maps without a need for GIS or coding expertise. Learn how to create and compare maps based on historical and present-day data in Social Explorer and to create layered maps with a variety of data in PolicyMap. These tools will help you build compelling visualizations but also easily access underlying data spreadsheets for further analysis. In this workshop, we'll cover: Creating accounts in Social Explorer and PolicyMap to easily save your work Comparing trends over time with Social Explorer's Swipe Maps feature Creating multi-layered maps using a variety of data sources in PolicyMap Exporting and sharing maps and data from both tools No previous experience necessary.

Date:
Thursday, December 3, 2020
Time:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Campus:
Online Workshop
Online:
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Registration is required. There are 8 seats available.

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Jessica Benner
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Sarah Young