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Detroitography

Comes to UM campus November 3rd

A 2-hour workshop on mapping data from Detroit is offered this week. Perhaps as useful is meeting the presenter who is the founder of Detroitography.com a group that is all about maps and geography of Detroit. And, that also means geographically-referenced data.

Data Services (DS)

We help researchers at the Population Studies Center acquire, verify, maintain, improve, distribute, and preserve data.

  • DS maintains a data catalog of data files and documentation for research in population studies.
  • DS responds to common questions on using and manipulating data.
  • DS assists PSC researchers seeking to use restricted data.
  • DS provides a collection of resources that includes external datasets, data tools, and instructional materials.
  • DS offers suppport for researchers using Census and ACS data.
  • DS helps researchers with geographic resources for various datasets.

Restricted Data

Data Services helps researchers access, acquire, and use contractual data in a secure environment.

Census

We provide support for data manipulation, geographic cross-walks, details on census operations and procedures.

ACS

The ACS is the replacement for the census long-form. We can help you move from the census to the ACS.

Geography

Check out our new page on geographic resources!