Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Mapping Locations Using XY Coordinates

Learn how to map locations by longitude and latitude (X,Y) coordinates.

Topics:

  • Formatting the raw data for import into ArcGIS
  • Mapping the data by XY coordinates
  • Exporting the data layer
  • Symbolizing the data layer

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Census Geographies

Learn about all the various geographic units at which the U.S. Census Bureau tabulates data and how to select the most suitable geographic unit based on your research needs and data availability.

 


Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Map Layouts for Publication

Learn to layout and symbolize black-and-white maps for publication in journals, articles, books, and more.


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Demographic and Business Data Products and Sources

Learn about the numerous data products released by the U.S. Census Bureau, including topics and variables, release frequency and availability of the particular geographic units. The best online interfaces for accessing the particular data you need will also be covered.


Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Mapping Tabular Data

Learn how to format tabular data, such as Excel and CSV files, for input into ArcGIS, as well as procedures for querying and mapping the data.


Friday, March 6, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Geoprocessing

Learn some of the most frequently used geoprocessing tools to highlight the spatial relationships between your datasets, including clip, buffer, dissolve and spatial join.


Monday, March 9, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Data Interpolation and Extraction

Learn how to interpolate point data into and extract point data from continuous surface data.


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Social Explorer: Exploring Census Data

Learn how to extract tabular data and export maps and presentations for all of the population census data from 1790 to present.


Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

SimplyAnalytics: Exploring Demographic and Business Data

Learn how to extract tabular data and export maps for future population projections and current business and consumer data.


Monday, March 23, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Spatial Statistics: Analyzing Spatial Patterns

Learn how to evaluate geographic patterns and identify statistically significant spatial clusters (hot spots) and outliers in your data.

Topics:


Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A