Library Services is currently running a trial of Social Explorer, a database that provides quick and easy visualizations of current and historical demographic data. Use this guide to explore its offerings based on subjects available in the resource.
The trial will be available from February 11, 2021, through June 30, 2021.
These training modules are built using the Social Explorer "Tell a Story" tool. These are great resources for patrons looking to build data visualizations for their course work and research. The "Tell a Story" tool allows you to easily share your research and coursework with others. Work your way through these training modules to quickly gain expertise in using Social Explorer.
Explore resources created by Social Explorer to inspire creativity, encourage hands-on learning, and equip your students with desired skills.
This library of activities is ready to help you engage your class. Sortable by subject, length, and level, it's simple to find the right activity to plug into your lesson plan.
Check for the latest data snacks, short modules that use Social Explorer maps and data to help visualize answers to current, relevant questions in our society today.
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Login here and start exploring! You can pick from maps that cover everything from 220 years of U.S. Census data, U.S. elections, crime, business, environmental, health, and religion data, even statistics for Europe and World Development Indicators.
Login here and start exploring! Maps that cover everything from 220 years of U.S. Census data, U.S. elections, crime, business, environmental, health, and religion data, even statistics for Europe and World Development Indicators.
The Tables page provides easy access to all datasets available on Social Explorer, including detailed documentation and options to create customized reports. You can also access all survey data directly via Social Explorer's Data Dictionary.
You can gain access to Social Explorer through your institutional license. Click on this Social Explorer Account Link, find your school, and follow the prompts. Please use your institutional email address for best results. You will then receive an activation link to the email address used for setting up your account and you're all set. You can now save your work to your own Social Explorer account.