raising awareness of threats to publicly available data; exploring the power dynamics of data creation, sharing, and retention; and teaching ways to make endangered data more accessible and secure

Census Data: Access, Importance, and the Future

Date & Local Time: 2017-04-17 12:00:00 PM
Location: Michigan State University | Beaumont Instruction Room (Main Library: 2 West)
Website: http://bookings.lib.msu.edu/event/3238139

Census data provides some of the best longitudinal demographic data available and is used by a wide range of disciplines and research. In this workshop you will learn about how census data is collected and structured, how to access it from a variety of sources, why the census is important and what changes may be coming for census data in current proposed legislation.

Contact: Amanda Tickner