We've Got The Numbers! Understanding and Finding and Mapping Census Data
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Date:
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Price (Governing):
$5
Price (Affiliate Member):
$5
Price (Patron Organizational):
$5
Price (Patron Student):
$5
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$5
Price (Non-Member):
$10
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$5
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0

Location:
WNYLRC Training Center

Description:

We've Got The Numbers! Understanding and Finding and Mapping Census Data

This workshop is divided into 4 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 and interpret the different tables (3) How to Map the data found in American Factfinder (portal), and (4) exercises given to those in the audience so that they may practice creating their own map. Attendees are urged to bring their devices.

This session is intended for library staff who have some familiarity with Census data and who work with patrons using Census data for various purposes.

Directions:
CE Workshop:
Yes
CE Hours:
0.2
Workshop Length:
2
Speaker Name:
David Kraiker
Speaker Bio:

David Kraiker is aData Dissemination & GIS Specialist for the Data Dissemination Branch, Customer Liaison & Marketing Services Office of the US Census Bureau, based in New York City.

Max Class Size:
30

Unconference: INTERSECT: Where People & Ideas Meet!

INTERSECT is not your grandmother's library conference!

This brand new regional gathering of library and information professionals will be taking place at the Hilton Garden Inn, Buffalo, NY on Friday, October 5, 2018.

The purpose of INTERSECT is to facilitate a culture of co-learning among librarians and other interested professionals in the region by bringing people together to network and share ideas in an interactive, engaging, informal setting where participants determine the content.

INTERSECT: Where People and Ideas Meet!

Program and session descriptions can be viewed here: https://wnylrc.org/uploads/documents/committees/ce/Participation_Calls_pdf.pdf

Activities, including workshops and tours, will be held during lunch time. 

Registration price is $40 for WNYLRC members and $50 for non-members. Breakfast, lunch, lunchtime activity, and snack are included.

Please fill out our form on preferred sessions, lunch activities, and your meal selection once you've registered: https://wnylrc.wufoo.com/forms/q1yutqd11vjaht8/

Still interested in contributing? Check out additional calls for participation!

Spaces for each session and lunch activities are limited -- so sign up soon!

If you need disability accommodations, please email Caitlin at ckenney@wnylrc.org.

There is $5/day valet parking only for guests of our Unconference at the Hilton Garden Inn.

The date for room reservations within our hotel block has passed, and these are no longer available.