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.
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.
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/INTERSECT_program.pdf
Activities, including workshops and tours, will be held during lunch time.
Early bird registration will be available to everyone until August 15th, after which the registration price will increase to $40 for WNYLRC members and $50 for non-members.
Please fill out our form on preferred sessions, lunch activities, and your meal selection once you've registered: https://wnylrc.wufoo.com/forms/q1yutqd11vjaht8/
Spaces for each session and lunch activities are limited -- so sign up soon!
If you need disability accommodations, please email Caitlin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is $5/day valet parking only for guests of our Unconference at the Hilton Garden Inn.
We have a block of rooms reserved with a special conference rate at the Hilton Garden Inn available on a first come, first serve basis if you wish to stay overnight. You can book online at buffalodowntown.hgi.com with the booking code: WNYLR. You can also call Hilton Garden Inn at either 1-855-446-1178 or 716-848-1000 and inform the agent that helps you of the dates that you wish to book and the special code (WNYLR).