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This guide introduces geospatial tools, datasets, and resources for applying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in scholarly and creative work, across the disciplines.

Thinking Critically about Demographics

How well do data, maps and visualizations represent the people, communities, and conditions in the real world?

Welcome, this guide is a work in progress. As we introduce these resources, consider a few key questions as you apply this information in your research. How are race and ethnicity defined and understood, in the US Census, and in the general public? How have these terms and categories changed and evolved over time? What drives these changes? How will you be using this information to shape your decisions? ...

Visualizing Demographic Change over Time